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At Home in The American Barn

Author : James B. Garrison
Publisher : Rizzoli Publications
Page : 240 pages
File Size : 41,8 Mb
Release : 2016-03-29
Category : House & Home
ISBN : 9780847847495

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At Home in the American Barn examines the fascinating possibilities for living and adaptive reuse provided by the expansive spaces and rough-hewn look of these traditional structures. Nationwide, Americans are turning to structures such as the barn with a mind to renovating them to fit the lifestyles of today, redesigning these often-wonderful places of the past into residential spaces. At Home in the American Barn embraces the dream to slow things down and return to basics and shares some success stories, as made plain by the buildings themselves.This richly illustrated volume focuses on the barn as home. Each of the structures featured has been adapted from its original utilitarian purpose to allow for comfortable, joyous living. Built at first as places for work, barns nevertheless often demonstrate fine craftsmanship and artistry. This volume emphasizes the rare beauty of these structures and shows throughout elegant solutions for living in these beautifully imagined homes. Soaring rafters here allow for dramatic chandeliers in one home or a wall of magnificent bookcases in another. Spaces that are unconventional in a traditional domestic sense here serve as springboards for inspiration that allow for, in one home, a spiral staircase of fantasy made from hand-planed wood, and, in another, a wall of glass that lets in the sun. At Home in The American Barn shows the way that this can be done successfully and artfully.

The American Barn

Author : Randy Leffingwell
Publisher : Crestline Books
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 41,9 Mb
Release : 2009-08-20
Category : Photography
ISBN : 078582586X

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An examination of nearly 400 years of the American barn’s form and function illustrated with more than 200 of the authors stunning photographs. Barns come in many flavors: freshly painted or collapsing, adorned or plain, towering or long and low; tucked away in valleys or spotted from the highway; wood, stone or brick. The American Barn will be treasured by anyone intrigued by the country’s rich agricultural history and these deceptively complex buildings.

American Barns and Covered Bridges

Author : Eric Sloane
Publisher : Courier Corporation
Page : 114 pages
File Size : 54,8 Mb
Release : 2002-01-01
Category : Art
ISBN : 9780486425610

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American Barns and Covered Bridges by Eric Sloane Pdf

This lovingly written book presents reliable records of such vanishing forms of architecture as the American barn and covered bridge. Delightful anecdotes accompany accurate line drawings of barns attached to houses, an "open" log barn in Virginia, a "top hat" barn in North Carolina, and more. Over 75 black-and-white illustrations.

The Old Barn Book

Author : Allen G. Noble,Richard K. Cleek
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 244 pages
File Size : 41,8 Mb
Release : 1995
Category : Barns
ISBN : MINN:31951D02258738A

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The Old Barn Book by Allen G. Noble,Richard K. Cleek Pdf

From hay barns to corn cribs, from fences to chicken coops, from silos to outhouses, 'The Old Barn Book's' clear drawings, photos, maps, and descriptions make it easy to figure what's what around a farm.

Quilt Block on American Barns

Author : Eleanor Burns
Publisher : Quilt in a Day.
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 50,9 Mb
Release : 2010-04-14
Category : Machine quilting
ISBN : 1891776401

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Quilt Block on American Barns by Eleanor Burns Pdf

"Diana created a warm, down-home country feeling with her choice of Kansas Trouble fabrics by Moda. Her quilt fulfills a drem of driving down country roads in America's heartland. It's perfect to snuggle under by the fireplace on a cold winter day"--Page 4 of cover.

American Barn

Author : Randy Leffingwell
Publisher : Voyageur Press
Page : 192 pages
File Size : 40,9 Mb
Release : 1997
Category : Barns
ISBN : 1610606043

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Barns :.

Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 128 pages
File Size : 44,6 Mb
Release : 2008
Category : Electronic
ISBN : OCLC:1231230225

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Barn Quilts and the American Quilt Trail Movement

Author : Suzi Parron,Donna Sue Groves
Publisher : Ohio University Press
Page : 245 pages
File Size : 51,5 Mb
Release : 2012-01-22
Category : Art
ISBN : 9780804040495

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Barn Quilts and the American Quilt Trail Movement by Suzi Parron,Donna Sue Groves Pdf

The story of the American Quilt Trail, featuring the colorful patterns of quilt squares painted large on barns throughout North America, is the story of one of the fastest-growing grassroots public arts movements in the United States and Canada. In Barn Quilts and the American Quilt Trail Movement Suzi Parron takes us to twenty-five states as well as Canada to visit the people and places that have put this movement on America’s tourist and folk art map. Through dozens of interviews with barn quilt artists, committee members, and barn owners, Parron documents a journey that began in 2001 with the founder of the movement, Donna Sue Groves. Groves’s desire to honor her mother with a quilt square painted on their barn became a group effort that eventually grew into a county-wide project. Today, quilt squares form a long imaginary clothesline, appearing on more than three thousand barns scattered along one hundred and twenty driving trails. With more than eighty full-color photographs, Parron documents here a movement that combines rural economic development with an American folk art phenomenon.

American Barns

Author : Jill Caravan
Publisher : Running Press Book Publishers
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 41,8 Mb
Release : 1995
Category : Barns
ISBN : 1561384712

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A full panorama of regional styles in barns that portrays the soul of the American farm.

The Old Barn Book

Author : Robin Langley Sommer
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 144 pages
File Size : 45,6 Mb
Release : 1997
Category : Barns
ISBN : 0760706891

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A pictorial tribute to North America's vanishing rural heritage, as seen in the variety, simplicity, and homely beauty of old barns across the continent.

Barn

Author : Alexander Greenwood,Elric Endersby,David Larkin
Publisher : Rizzoli Publications
Page : 274 pages
File Size : 49,5 Mb
Release : 2014-04-08
Category : Architecture
ISBN : 9780847842896

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Barn by Alexander Greenwood,Elric Endersby,David Larkin Pdf

This richly illustrated volume from leading barn historians and preservationists is a celebration of a quintessential American architectural form. Widely revered yet steadily vanishing from our cultural landscape, the barn is an expression of pastoral romance, painstaking craftsmanship, and tradition. The authors, both practitioners of historic barn restoration, offer a tribute to and exploration of the many extant forms of the American barn, following the evolution of the form from this country's earliest days to today, when these structures are repurposed as country lofts and spaces for living. They also show successful efforts to restore, adapt, and repurpose these simple, soulful structures. Barns embody the ethos of another age, one still to be found in these beautiful buildings. Due to the ravages of time, weather, and neglect, these essential American edifices are threatened as never before. Barn afficionados and enchanting storytellers, the authors demonstrate here a profound love and respect for the form. Their book reminds us that barns are as much a part of us as our love of apple pie and should be cherished for their artistry and cultural significance. This revised and updated edition of Barn coincides with the premiere of the PBS series Barnstruck and describes the process of barn preservation through relocation, focusing on the work of The New Jersey Barn Company, whose dedicated efforts over thirty-five years have saved more than 150 structures.

Barn Owl Conservation Handbook

Author : Barn Owl Trust,,Barn Owl Trust
Publisher : Pelagic Publishing
Page : 764 pages
File Size : 43,9 Mb
Release : 2012-06-25
Category : Science
ISBN : 9781907807343

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Barn Owl Conservation Handbook by Barn Owl Trust,,Barn Owl Trust Pdf

A comprehensive handbook covering all aspects of the conservation of Barn Owls. Written by the Barn Owl Trust, this book includes in-depth information on Barn Owl survey techniques, relevant ecology, Barn Owls and the law, mortality, habitat management, use of nest boxes and barn Owl rehabilitation. Essential reading for ecologists, planners, land managers and ornithologists.

Barn Owls

Author : Alexandre Roulin
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Page : 317 pages
File Size : 45,8 Mb
Release : 2020-03-26
Category : Nature
ISBN : 9781107165755

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Accessible and beautifully illustrated, this book collates global scientific research on the evolution, ecology and behaviour of barn owls and their relatives into a single volume. For researchers in ornithology, animal behaviour, ecology, conservation biology and evolutionary biology, it will also appeal to amateurs interested in barn owls.

Barn 8

Author : Deb Olin Unferth
Publisher : Graywolf Press
Page : 263 pages
File Size : 45,6 Mb
Release : 2020-03-03
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781644451144

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An unforgettably exuberant and potent novel by a writer at the height of her powers Two auditors for the U.S. egg industry go rogue and conceive a plot to steal a million chickens in the middle of the night—an entire egg farm’s worth of animals. Janey and Cleveland—a spirited former runaway and the officious head of audits—assemble a precarious, quarrelsome team and descend on the farm on a dark spring evening. A series of catastrophes ensues. Deb Olin Unferth’s wildly inventive novel is a heist story of a very unusual sort. Swirling with a rich array of voices, Barn 8 takes readers into the minds of these renegades: a farmer’s daughter, a former director of undercover investigations, hundreds of activists, a forest ranger who suddenly comes upon forty thousand hens, and a security guard who is left on an empty farm for years. There are glimpses twenty thousand years into the future to see what chickens might evolve into on our contaminated planet. We hear what hens think happens when they die. In the end the cracked hearts of these indelible characters, their earnest efforts to heal themselves, and their radical actions will lead them to ruin or revelation. Funny, whimsical, philosophical, and heartbreaking, Barn 8 ultimately asks: What constitutes meaningful action in a world so in need of change? Unferth comes at this question with striking ingenuity, razor-sharp wit, and ferocious passion. Barn 8 is a rare comic-political drama, a tour de force for our time.

American Barns

Author : Jan Corey Arnett
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Page : 73 pages
File Size : 46,8 Mb
Release : 2013-09-20
Category : History
ISBN : 9780747814276

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The heart of every working farm and ranch, the barn is an icon of rural America. This book chronicles – and celebrates – all the main types, and looks at how these treasures of early American architecture developed. It explains how a wealth of immigrant construction methods and range of environments and climates resulted in a fascinating variety of barn styles in the United States, from the earliest rare Dutch examples to simpler English types and others in more surprising shapes (round or even polygonal) crafted by the Shakers in the 1800s. It highlights the most notable, famous and historic barns that the reader can visit, and features the efforts of conservation groups to preserve America's barns and find innovative ways to repurpose these glorious old structures as homes and studios – and as living monuments of rural heritage.