Lake Allen Henry resort: A reflection on the "spirit of place"
Hartfiel, Scot Allan
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Thesis Statement The creation of meaningílil architecture is accomplished by understanding man's need to belong in a cosmos, region and a period in time. By reflecting this basic need of man to belong, a "spirit of place" is created. Scope ofProject This project will entail a 94,405 sq ft resort with 96 rooms catering to water and land recreational activities along with a small shopping area accessible by the publíc lake trafific. Context Statement The site wiU be positioned on a penisula extending into Lake Allen Henry - a man-made reservoir -, and it will have south, east and west scenic views. The lake is located adjacent to Highway 84 at Justiceburg between Snyder and Post and is 65 miles southeast from Lubbock. The surrounding Caprock provides a beautiftil scenic West Texas backdrop.