This magazine is
no longer regularly published nor this site updated but
remains posted for historical and archival purposes.
Archetypal Towns and Villages of
Country and City™
We continue to post articles by our international
award-winning writers and have past articles
began as Kentlands Dot Us in 2004. We were a
publication of the Kentlands community. As a
result of our growing popularity, we soon expanded
to cover the Lakelands community as well at KentLakes®, and then once again expanded
to Maryland 20878®
covering Gaithersburg and beyond. We previously posted this site as a monthly news publication,
but we found that our readership
likes the more permanent informational material that we offer.
Kentlands is a village which was
designed and built on the concept of
19th century towns.
Archetypal towns and villages, of which
Kentlands is the first, are actually designed by architects and
developers who create communities and the towns in which they exist for
a more pleasing life-style than in the developments that arose in the
linked on the letters page
These community designers eschew the
"little boxes" types of houses that were built in single use
communities during the second half of the twentieth century, and
hearken to the classic hometowns that dotted the landscape from New
England to the Pacific coast before 1950. These architects recreate
Currier and Ives villages.