Author Archives: Mark Ward Sr.

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.

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.

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.