Author Archives: Mark Ward Sr.

Blessed are the church builders

For they shall turn visions into reality
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A goal, a plan, a success story

Barn builder knows that ‘getting it right’ doesn’t just happen Read more »

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Grab the energy ‘edge’

Builders who ‘get’ what green is all about have a real advantageo Read more »

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Coming back for more

"Great job on the barn; now how about building us a house," is the way it went when this Roanoke, Ill., builder got invited back by a couple for whom he’d created a 2002 Building of the Year project. Read more »

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A breath of fresh air

Good ventilation is a complex and crucial aspect of keeping horses healthy. It’s a farm more complicated issue than meets the eye. Dr. Eileen Wheeler of Penn State University talks about the ins and outs of horse barn ventilation. Read more »

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People-pleasin’ horse barns

When equines share their quarters with humans, some special considerations come into play for both species.s. Read more »

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What’s in storage for you?

There are a lot of great ways to get it done. With more than 51,000 facilities and 2.2 billion square feet of rentable space now under roof, self-storage in America has become a $22 billion-a-year industry. Read more »

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Easy Being Green?

Metal builders are finding great ways to get it done. Read more »

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‘Impossible’ is not in their vocabulary

A community in Michigan pulled together to make a dream a reality. The result is a horse barn for a riding therapy program for people with special needs. Read more »

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Working with architects

Working with architects Read more »

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