Talk with the architect: Cowell Ranch Hay Barn

The Cowell Ranch Hay Barn at UC Santa Cruz.

On Wednesday evening, November 8, architect, UC Santa Cruz alumnus and Professor Emeritus of architecture Richard Fernau will speak about his office’s renovation/reinvention of the Cowell Ranch Hay Barn in the context of his recently published book, Improvisations on the Land: the Houses of Fernau & Hartman. The event takes place at the Hay Barn, with a reception beginning at 6 p.m. and the presentation at 7 p.m.

This free event is the last in the UC Santa Cruz Farm & Garden’s 50th Anniversary Book & Film Series. Free parking will be available at the Hay Barn and in the Carriage House parking lot at the corner of Coolidge Drive and Carriage House Road. For more information or to RSVP, call 831-459-2339, or email

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