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OSU Buildings Histories in the Special Collections and Archives Research Center

Building History

A color image of the A.A. "Red" Emerson Advanced Forest Products Laboratory

The A. A. "Red" Emmerson Advanced Wood Products Laboratory was completed in 2019 to house a timber engineering research facility. It is also home to the TallWood Design Institute, a partnership between the Oregon State University Colleges of Forestry and Engineering and the University of Oregon College of Design.

General Information

Address 3205 SW Washington Way, Corvallis, OR 97331
Architect Michael Green Architecture
Year Built 2016-2019
Renovations N/A
Square Footage 18,000
Purpose/Usage Timber fabrication research space
Previous Name(s) N/A
Namesake A.A "Red" Emmerson, co-founder of Sierra Pacific Industries, a lumber production company that donated to the project
Historic District No
Blueprints No

Facilities Services Records, 1888-2003. Series XX:  Campus, Farm, and Property Maps, 1899-1990. Campus and Farm Maps: 3-A

Oregon State University Campus Maps, 1894-1994

Photographs No


Further Archival Information

Because the Advanced Wood Products Laboratory was constructed recently, little archival information exists regarding it.

Oregon Digital: A search for "Advanced Wood Products" returns text results.