Last Friday found us back on-site for a meeting and to see recent progress. We couldn’t help but notice that the framing crew had a Crock-Pot cooking lunch on the Waterfall Patio. The sight (and smell) of that set-up immediately sent our imaginations back to the last Food Retreat when our guest chefs prepared a memorable dinner in…Details
At the beginning of the summer, one of my colleagues was in San Antonio when he ran into one of Laity Lodge’s faithful guests, a woman who has come to a retreat every year since the mid-1960s. Before he could offer a proper hello, she declared: “I just don’t know what I’m going to do…Details
“When an architectural design draws solely from tradition and only repeats the dictates of its site, I sense a lack of genuine concern with the world and the emanations of contemporary life. If a work of architecture speaks only of contemporary trends and sophisticated visions without triggering vibrations in its place, this work is not…Details
Crews gathered before dawn in preparation for the 20+ concrete trucks that began arriving (through the river, up the hill) at 5:00 a.m. The highly choreographed sequence of events stretched into the late afternoon when the final wooden forms were removed.