the past several years with exploring how local and vernacular traditions can open new ways of making contemporary architecture; and as our discussions evolved, the importance of local agricultural traditions in one of Canada's most fertile areas became. We have a responsibility to keep it that way for our children and grandchildren. I want to be your representative on Cowichan Council. The WMO considers thirty years long enough to eliminate year-to-year variations. This form suited the functional requirements of the development, and provided an excellent framework for architectural exploration. The Code Legend is shown below: * "A No more than 3 consecutive or 5 total missing years between 1971 to 2000. The traditional barns of the South Island have evolved a striking consistency - with their central steep-roofed gables and "gull wing" extensions of shallower roofs. Let your voice be heard on coun-cil. These gull-winged barns are a wonderful iconic presence in the local landscape, and though often overlooked by locals, as familiar surroundings often are, they help make the Cowichan Valley special and identifiable. Bob Matheson Photography, site planning - A new public park as destination and as transition between the two cultural centres. A bio-swale to relieve intense winter rainwater flows and to facilitate percolation - and to treat surface water flow to a neighbouring marshland.