On May 21, 2014 renowned architect, Barton Myers, was recognized by Dalhousie University with an Honorary Doctorate Degree of Law by the Faculty of Architecture and Planning. Barton studied architecture at Cambridge University and the University of Pennsylvania. He has taught at University of Toronto and UCLA, served as the Thomas Jefferson Professor at the University of Virginia, the Graham Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, and has been a visiting professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. He has earned many awards and honours for outstanding architectural design, including the Royal Architecture Institute of Canada Gold Medal and the American Institute of Architects Los Angeles Chapter Gold Medal.
Barton is a longstanding friend of the firm and we are very happy to celebrate this honor with him. Click play below to see Barton Myers accept this prestigious degree and give a nod to the future architects graduating from Dalhousie University. Congratulations, Barton!