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"As the expectations of customers had changed dramatically in the lodging industry since the building was constructed 65 years prior.
Following Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian philosophy of providing for contemporary needs rather than imitating grand designs on a small scale, the new owners began working to update the Usonian Inn.
In keeping with their sustainable principles, they installed double-glazed windows to increase heating and cooling efficiency, and low flow shower heads and toilets to reduce water usage.
In the process of replacing the roof to better its insulation, a restoration of the eaves and soffits was also completed."
Atuhor JON VALALIK studied Historic Preservation and Community Planning at the College of Charleston
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