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VELD's Vrijdag Verses – 17

“Ontario’s 19th century vernacular [Vernacular architecture is a category of architecture based on local needs and construction materials, and reflecting local traditions] is beyond recovery, however much it is craved. Awareness cannot be un-invented in an informed, interactive society.”

-Michael J. Troughton. Vernacular Architecture in Ontario; Industrial Vernacular



VELD's Vrijdag Verses – 14

The Bank Barn is not decorated but “pleasantly designed”.

– Donald Berg, Author. American country Building Design

VELD's Vrijdag Verses -12

“Farming keeps man honest, vigorous, and independent”

-James S. Ackerman, Architect. Vila:Form & Ideology of Country Houses