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When the excavation of the hill for the west end of the building was complete, forms were constructed and stone and concrete foundations poured. Finally, when the excavation was near completion, heavy equipment was arrived to complete the task. Lower left, Danny Deaver grades the site while Robert Babcock, teacher of politics and history, observes. Upper left, Richard Carpenter, teacher of environmental science, and Larry Kocher  inspect the wooden forms.

Photographs courtesy North Carolina State Archives, Black Mountain College Papers.

The Black Mountain College Project gratefully acknowledges a grant from the Graham Foundation
for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts for a study of architecture at Black Mountain College.