OK. Now that we have decided on a self build, the question becomes "how are we going to build this"? Form follows function philosophy was applied. Any technique or feature of the barn had to be easy for 2 people to execute...without a great deal of physical effort. We are getting older and do not have the brute strength we once had. So, as we looked at ideas and options, we were constantly evaluating the "how/form" part of the equation. You will see this applied throughout the build. Below are just a few of our accumulated ideas.