Thursday, April 3, 2014

The Ritz-Carlton Highlands, Lake Tahoe- contemporary mountain lodge

The Ritz-Carlton Highlands, Lake Tahoe was designed as a contemporary legacy of the great mountain lodges built at the beginning of the 20th century.  The design was inspired by lodges such as the Ahwahnee in Yosemite and the Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood.

Like its historic predecessors, the linked pavilions tuck into the contour of the hillside.  Each pavilion steps down with the hillside, terminating with a grand octagonal lobby at the hotel's center.  Steeply pitched roofs....(to be continued.)

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