Coming June 9: Laity Lodge in St. Paul

Laity Lodge is teaming up with Art House North to host our second on-the-road event, this time in St. Paul, MN. We’ll have plenty of appetizers, coffee, and dessert on hand so you can enjoy a relaxed, early summer evening among friends. Please make plans to join us. Speaker James K. A. Smith | Practicing Presence: Shaping Places that Shape Us…

Finding Cedar Brake

The Cedar Brake design process reached the point where it was time to see how the new buildings would actually sit in the land. So we spent a day with plans in hand, peering through the thicket of cedar trees to find the fresh stakes that marked the proposed placement.

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Out in the Canyon, a new foundation for the Lodge should be poured in a matter of days. Similar site preparation is about to begin just uphill at Cedar Brake too. But the bulk of current work is taking place in the offices of Mark Eubank, Overland Partners, and Ten Eyck Landscape Architects, where drawings are being completed, materials…

Progress Report: March 10, 2016

The new Lodge building (meadow side) Laity Lodge, a place we all love, is changing. There is an undeniable emotional component to this work—every time we visit the Canyon these days, we’re stopped in our tracks by the ghostly (yet blessedly temporary!) ruins of the old Lodge. At the same time, excitement is mounting for…

“A Place Becomes a Healing Environment”:
A Q&A with Ten Eyck Landscape Architects

  Christy Ten Eyck’s mission is to connect urban dwellers with nature and each other. That’s why her Austin-based landscape architect firm is guiding the Laity Lodge renovation project—Ten Eyck’s mission aligns so neatly with ours. Christy and her partner, Tim Campbell, excel at bridging architecture and nature by shaping how people move between buildings, experience a…