Thomas Robinson

LEVER Architecture, Founder/Principal | Portland, United States

About

Thomas Robinson founded LEVER Architecture in 2009. His practice is pioneering the use of Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) in the U.S. with Framework, slated to become the first wood high-rise in the U.S.; and Albina Yard, the first building in the U.S. made from domestically-fabricated CLT. Robinson’s other significant projects include student housing for the Pacific Northwest College of Art, workplace designs for the Walt Disney Company, and the L’Angolo Estate Winery. His work has been recognized for design excellence by the Architectural League of New York, Engineering News Record, and the American Institute of Architects.

CTBUH Designated Expert

CTBUH Roles

Annual Conference, Presenter (Australia 2017)

CTBUH Initiatives

Videos

30 October 2017

Framework: The Tallest All-Timber Building in the Americas

This presentation introduced Framework, winner of the U.S. Tall Wood Building Prize Competition and slated to become the first wood high-rise in the U.S., and...

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Videos

30 October 2017

CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference - Session 3C: Tall Timber Q&A

Monday 30 October, 2017. Sydney, Australia. Terri Meyer Boake, Professor, University of Waterloo, chairs the question and answer session with Philip Vivian, Director, Bates Smart;...

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Research

04 February 2016

New Heights for Renewables: The US Tall Wood Building Competition

Thomas Robinson, LEVER Architecture; Anyeley Hallova, project^; Jeff Spiritos, Spiritos Properties; Michelle Roelofs, Arup

In a continuing effort to support the Obama Administration’s climate strategy, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), in partnership with the Softwood Lumber Board...

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