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Thorncrown Chapel – Eureka Springs, Arkansas, U.S.

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Building: Thorncrown Chapel
Location: Eureka Springs, Arkansas
Completed: 1980
Architect: E. Fay Jones

AE Interest: Local pine used in a repeated wooden column and truss structure to mimic a forest within a forest, minimal site impact, received the 2006 AIA Twenty-five Year Award and named one of the AIA’s Top 10 structures of the 20th century.

Written by Jessica Martinez

September 9, 2014 at 4:07 pm

Posted in Built

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