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Reflections on the 2018 VAF Conference in Alexandria, VA

Reflections on the 2018 VAF Conference in Alexandria, VA

I was recently asked to write about my experience winning the Access Award from the Vernacular Architecture Forum (VAF). This allowed me to attend their 2018 conference in Alexandria, Virginia in May. Today, the article was published in the Vernacular Architecture Newsletter.

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Fire on the Mountain

Fire on the Mountain

Cloud Cap Inn had been in business on the opposite side of the mountain at the timberline for nearly half a century before Timberline Lodge opened its doors. So, in 1889, before automobiles, how did this 30-guest hotel (with running water and toilets no less!) get constructed all the way up here? And how has it endured all this time?

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