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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Site Visit: May 1

May Day. Wildflowers line Highway 41, cliff swallows have returned to take up their summer residence under the Great Hall porch, and the tile crew continues to grout Lodge bathrooms. Renovations have turned the corner into the final push of summer, and, though there is still plenty of work ahead, finishes are beginning to appear.

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