Chickens reside in this folly built of stone, timber, lime mortar, found objects, and glass rods.
A necessary retaining wall comes to life with the addition of a recess allowing for storage. While the detail took some care to build, a design process with numerous revisions should also be credited.
This single-stacked wall of vertical field-stones seems to defy the laws of gravity, and yet, it is these same laws that hold the piece together.
A spigot is a welcome surprise for the gardeners on the farm.
Inspired by the woodwork nearby, a short wall takes on a playfulness.
Field-stone from the property and cobbles from India rest in place.
Working with what was available, this random mosaic fieldstone retaining wall quickly settles into the rural relaxed landscape.
Numerous mechanical systems hide inside this stone structure. The locally handcrafted wrought iron hinges are modeled after church doors found in Meare, England.
Sometimes it's nice to just let a rock be a rock. Particularly when it's near carefully set dimensional stone.
Rectilinear blocks of stone combine to create curvilinear retaining walls.
Four types of rock combine to create a cohesive courtyard and entrance. While the space is designed to support various vehicles, it is also a place to walk and gather.
Visible through-stones, a copped cap (or soldier course), and a steep batter define this classic dry-laid wall.
Level-bedded random mosaic ledge-stone supports the old adage "If it's well built it will look good".
A roof extends to cover a porch supported by stone pillars, constructed with pure lime mortar and stone.
Snowmobile enthusiasts enter the main living space of their home via heated granite steps and stone terraces. The "pools" or gathering places between flights, reflect the beaver ponds beyond.
This newly constructed wall helps to reconfigure circulation on a historic site. The materials intend to match the older wall in the distance.
A historic barn sits back down on its reconstructed foundation.