Marc Treib Says Weyerhaeuser is the Best Preserved and Most Outstanding Corporate Campus in the World


On January 20, 2021, Marc Treib, professor emeritus of architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, wrote the following letter to Mayor Jim Ferrell of Federal Way, WA, concerning proposals to build 1.5-million square feet of warehouse space at the Weyerhaeuser Corporate Headquarters. The Weyerhaeuser complex, which was completed in 1972, was designed by landscape architect Peter Walker, founding principal of Sasaki, Walker & Associates, and architect Edward Charles Bassett, principal with Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. This new construction would result in the clear-cutting of some 132 mostly forested acres on the 425-acre campus. A similar letter was sent to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle district commander Col. Alexander Bullock because the Corps is conducting a Section 106 review of the project. 




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