A study of rural culture and the integration of natural and built environments: A museum of farming and ranching
Rural architecture has the possibility to have a strong impact upon its community and environment. However, rural architecture does not find value in the mainstream global architecture and instead places importance in the local culture and identity. Therefore, the goal of rural architecture becomes the honest depiction of a community's culture, values, and place. Rural architecture can bridge the vernacular and global realms to provide a distinctively local architecture grounded in its place and culture through the theoretical understandings of critical regionalism.