Chapter 4 is made up of two parts. Part 1 describes

design principles common across the Nation

for our built environment. Part 2 describes

architectural character based on ecological

and cultural influences in eight separate geographic

provinces. The term province is used here to

distinguish it from a Forest Service region.

A province combines common elements from

both ecological and cultural influences.

The resulting geographic areas may cross,

combine, or split the Forest Service regional





Chapter 4 Table of Contents

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