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.
“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.…”Details
May 19. The latest views from Cedar Brake, which has developed its own sense of place now that three of the four cabins are standing. The porches (and their distinctive siding) are immediately notable, and they frame views of both the adjacent wildflowers and the distant bluffs. Now all we need are some rocking chairs.Details