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THE AGRITECT

A blog about all things rural and agritourism related

Rural Revitalization Idea #3: Trail Bunkies

Rural Reviatalization Idea #3: Trail bunkies. Grain bin conversion, treehouse, bunkie…what opportunities does your property have along the @G2GRailTrail or @@TheBruceTrailConservancy ?

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5 ways designing a barn house is different from a normal custom home!

Do you live in a barn! Or do you want to? It’s really important to realize that designing a barn conversion to a house (or other structures), is not at all the same as starting with a blank paper for a custom home. You have this amazing timber frame you need to work around to […]

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Architecture for Kids!

Keep your kids busy with this house book Free Printable! Including lesson on architecture for kids!

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Free Heating!

Its -25 outside and the furnace in a passive house probably isn’t running! How is that possible? Careful thought at the very beginning of building design and some free heat from the sun!

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“Do you do Permit Drawings?”

This is a question I get asked a lot. Of course I do permit drawings; its a necessary part of the design/building process, but as an architect I can do so much more for your project! A lot of decisions need to be made before arriving at a set of permit drawings, even if you […]

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Baby, its warm inside! Cost-effective insulation

Baby it’s warm inside! Cost effective insulation

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Happy Holidays 2018

A little tale of our newest project at VELD architect!   ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the office Not a creature was drafting, not even a mouse; The drawings were hung on the drafting board with care, In hopes that Chief Building Official would soon be there;   The architects were nestled […]

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Happy Holidays!

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A Search for the Perfect Barn Frame:what to look for in a timber frame

A Search for the Perfect Barn Frame:What to look for in a timber frame VELD architect is embarking on a major bank barn reuse project! So in light of this journey we are going to shares its joys, challenges, and stories along the way. Hopefully providing you with information and confidence for you to consider […]

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VELD architect & the Agritect are getting a new look

Look forward to the new designed website in the coming weeks. Designed by 31st Line Strategic Communications! Same place! Here’s a sneak peek, what do you think?

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