krista@veldarchitect.com

THE AGRITECT

A blog about all things rural and agritourism related

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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Architects are like Hairdressers

  Today while I was getting my haircut I had a thought that working with a hairdresser is a lot like working with an architect. And here’s why: Trust Trusting someone to interpret your aesthetic wishes through your hair. You bring your pictures, and describe to the hair dresser what you think you want and they […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy 2015!

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Free Guides @ VELD architect

For those who haven’t noticed I’ve added a few free guides to my website to assist you with your projects.  They are available free to download here.   The first guide is a Guide to hiring an architect! This guide will give you 10 tips on hiring an architect. What questions to ask, the ins […]

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