Schoolhouse Raising

November 20th, 2013 § Comments Off on Schoolhouse Raising § permalink

In mid-November 2013, friends and students gathered at Shobac in Upper Kingsburg, Nova Scotia to help raise the 1830 Chebogue schoolhouse which has been moved, adapted, and repurposed on the farm of Brian MacKay-Lyons. Similar to a traditional “barnraising,” this was a joining of community with a clear goal in mind. Some photos and a time-lapse video of the raising can be seen below. Be sure to check back for more updates on the Chebogue schoolhouse as the progress continues.



Shobac Cottages Video

November 7th, 2013 § Comments Off on Shobac Cottages Video § permalink

An aerial video showcasing Shobac Cottages in Kingsburg, NS has been developed in co-operation with Proptonics. This video highlights the landscape, cottages, studio, and surrounding buildings designed by owner and architect Brian MacKay-Lyons. You can watch the video by clicking here.. Thanks to Ian MacKinnon for providing the music. If you would like to get more information about rentals, please click here.

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