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“The 951” in Downtown Boise

Posted on February 19, 2016 by RedBuilt


The 951” is an all-wood, mixed-use structure in downtown Boise and is featured in Structure Magazine’s February 2016 issue. The 74,500 square feet building has four stories with the first floor designed for retail space and the upper floors contain 68 apartments.

As an all-wood structure, The 951 contains:

  • 230,300 board feet of dimensional lumber to frame the walls
  • 5800 sheets of OSB, including wall and roof sheathing, and floor decking
  • 31,200 lineal feet of Red-I™ I-joists, of various depths and series
  • 4650 ft3 of engineered wood products, including RedLam™ LVL, PSL and glulam

Thanks to the Wood Works Carbon Calculator, we were able to deduct the environmental impacts for the wood usage. See the following diagram to learn of the many benefits of wood construction.

The 951 carbon summary


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