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2015

Environmental Design

University of Pennsylvania

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Modern In The Mountains: An Analysis Of The Structural And Decorative Concrete At Jackson Lake Lodge In Grand Teton National Park, Wy, Julianne Wiesner-Chianese Jan 2015

Modern In The Mountains: An Analysis Of The Structural And Decorative Concrete At Jackson Lake Lodge In Grand Teton National Park, Wy, Julianne Wiesner-Chianese

Theses (Historic Preservation)

This research examines the use of concrete as an expressive structural material in the last work of Gilbert Stanley Underwood at Jackson Lake Lodge, which was completed in 1955, and identifies a strategy for its conservation and overall preservation. As the primary building material at Jackson Lake Lodge, concrete was used not only structurally but also treated decoratively as the exposed surface finish. A discussion of the concrete and its finish includes: structural concrete practices as described in trade journals, building standards, and similar publications contemporary with Jackson Lake Lodge (post-WWII); historic finish treatments for concrete in comparison with “Shadowood ...