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Jon Radojkovic is a timber-frame barn builder. His articles and photographs on historical buildings are published widely. He is the author of Barns of the Queen's Bush.
Not just a source of information for architects and nostalgic renderings for historians, this volume provides fascinating reading on the facts about barn building and the lore connected with the owners.--Marilyn K. Alaimo"Chicago Botanic Garden, www.chicagobotanic.org/boo" (02/27/2008) Architects, historians those who appreciate Pennsylvania barns and the variety of construction styles in North American barns will appreciate this coffee table-size volume.--Al Holliday"Pennsylvania Magazine" (04/01/2009) This book records the great era of traditional barn-building in eastern North America.--`"The Globe and Mail" (12/15/2007) [Radojkovic's] passion is palpable and rather contagious ... He has an ear for a good yarn and the stories are rich with human interest and detail ... The writing is sophisticated and the author provides solid information on design, construction techniques and history ... [and] filled with fine expamples of barns in stunning landscapes ... A lovely gift for anyone who already has an affection for barns. Mr. Rakojkovic's informative writing wil likely inspire many new converts, too.-- (10/26/2007) The book gives a deeper appreciation for barns, and the next time you are out for a country ride, you just might view these structures with more reverence.--Shelf Life (01/01/2008) Warmly written through the eyes and experience of a barn builder... This is one to enjoy.-- (11/02/2007) Filled with beautiful colour photos.--The Rural Voice (Blyth, ON) (11/30/2007) When you browse through the pages of Barn Building, you notice that you are taken to the era of the barn itself rather than to the time that the image was taken.... those of us who view his book are privileged to see the beauty in the history, setting and the details of Jon's barns and maybe we will be encouraged to see the beauty in the details of our everyday lives.-- (01/01/2008)