Set at the main entrance to the WSU campus, the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center’s design is a unique building form that references and flows across the surrounding Palouse landscape. There are no straight lines or right angles in the 14,694-square foot LEED Gold certified building.


Our Part

  • On site fabrication and installation of the curved glulam timber roof system

  • 57 unique Yellow Cedar curved glulam main members as large as 8 3/4” x 36” x 80’

  • 650 unique 4 x 8 Douglas Fir purlins

  • 62 pieces of 3” x 18” Yellow Cedar glulam fascia, all unique compound angled and curved
  • Project Partners

  • ARCHITECT - GGLO, Seattle, WA
  • GENERAL CONTRACTOR - Absher Construction, Puyallup, WA
  • ENGINEER - PCS Structural Solutions, Seattle, WA
  • Interested in the story behind this project and how it was constructed? We’re eager to share more.