mountain areas

Making Connections
It's pretty obvious that designing projects outside your familiar climate zone takes some ingenuity and resourcefulness.  That's something I could have told you before I tackled a project near Lake Arrowhead in Southern California's mountains - a world away from my usual work in the hot, arid San Fernando Valley or on Los Angeles' temperate west side. What the experience drove home for me, however, is the importance when you're working away from your home base of finding people in that "alien" zone who know what they're doing and are willing to