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Site Visit: July 15

After a summer evening’s storm, we arrived to find the Lodge aglow (someone had left the lights on). Of note this visit: the finished millwork in the Lodge rooms (wardrobes, desks, and beds), the dock being reworked while moored across the river–clearly visible from the new observation deck, and the pleasing effectiveness of rain chains.

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Tending to Details – Wednesday, May 31

“Our experience of an architectural space is strongly influenced by how we arrive in it.…”

Architect and author Matthew Frederick is writing principally about finding one’s way into and around built spaces. He explains, “A tall, bright space will feel taller and brighter if counterpointed by a low-ceilinged, softly lit space. A monumental or sacred space will feel more significant when placed at the end of a sequence of lesser spaces.…”

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