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Agriculture Projects

Barn Shed Tillsonburg

This 4bent-3bay barn conversion is to a shed/garage/shop. The lower level will store sports cars and recreation vehicles. While the loft space will be storage. The double height space can open up and be used as entertaining area or additional storage. The height and form of the bents required a split level loft design to […]

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Pasture Animal Barn

An aesthetically pleasing barn on a beautiful property near the forks of the credit river. The barn can house 20 animals of varying types for the Owner’s enjoyment and consumption. The animals are intended to be pasture fed with access via a beautiful drystack wall ramp. The barn is sited in the bank where the […]

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Hulshof Shed

Implement shed 80×120 to accommodate drive-through wagon train, shop and future animal area. Site design and master planning to maintain views, maximize functionality and prepare for future growth. The modern design complements and enhances the overall appearance of the property. Unique features such as the entrance nook add interest to the building without adding additional […]

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Kingsdale Beef Farm

King Township Beef Farm In the rolling hills of King Township on a 100 acre property  left to pasture for many years the Owner wanted to create a grass-fed beef operation. A main summer estate home with privacy at the back on the highest point of the property with amazing views is separate from the […]

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Milton Horse Farm

Milton Horse Farm The client purchased a 100 acre farm with some existing buildings on an undulating landscape in the Halton Hills. The Property was in needs of some TLC and a masterplan to guide that care. The mandate was to provide additional horse stalls, a larger indoor riding ring for reining. The master plan […]

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Cliff Farm – Barn conversion

Cliff Farm – Barn Conversion feasibility study The Cliff Farm is located right on the 100 foot bank of Lake Erie.  The property is a delicate ecosystem that had been conventionally farm for many years. The new owners have spent personal time and money restoring critical forests, ponds, and bluffs. Meanwhile allowing farming and agriculture […]

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Maidstone Farm Masterplan

Maidstone Farm Masterplan VELD architect is currently assisting a owner with restoring his family farm. The 100 acre property has not been active farmstead in 40 years. We are assisting to layout infrastructure (septic, electricity, wells, irrigation, roads and access, and fencing). The goal of the plan is to create a farm where the owner […]

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Woven Lea Barns

Woven Lea Multi-animal Barn The Woven Lea barn, designed as part of Krista’s Agritecture Thesis is a multi-purpose barn. Required to house cows and pigs, through the various rotational cycles throughout the year.  the orientation of the barn (stemming for the masterplan), allows each barn to take advantage of natural ventilation and reduced solar gains […]

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Woven Lea Farm Master Plan

Woven Lea Farm Master Plan The farm plan for Woven Lea is a design that attempts to be a self-sustaining 150 acre unit, maximizing the acreage with care for the environment. Based on the principles of grass-fed animals and crop rotations the farm yard is placed in the middle of the lot, surrounded by five […]

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Christhill Dairy Farm Master Plan

Christhill Dairy Farm Master Plan The Christhill Dairy Farm has been in operation for two generations now. As it gets passed to the third generation, significant investment to bring the farm up-to-date is being undertaken. The herd of 55-60 Holstein dairy cows have been in the original bank barn with a quanset hut addition for […]

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