CBC Information Morning Interview

January 16th, 2015 § Comments Off on CBC Information Morning Interview § permalink

Bob Murphy from CBC Information Morning interviewed Brian MacKay-Lyons during which they discuss the Ghost Conference, critical regionalist architecture, and the Local Architecture: Building Place, Craft & Community book being launched.

To download a MP3 of the interview you can click here. You can also stream the interview by clicking the play button below.

Bigwin In The News

January 8th, 2015 § Comments Off on Bigwin In The News § permalink

MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects has been featured in The Chronicle Herald, in an article about the Bigwin Island Golf Club competition

“We were looking for cutting-edge designs from Canadian architects with a talent and passion for smaller houses and cottages,” -Chris Schmitt

To view the full article, please click here.

To view the full press release, please click here.

Local Architecture Book Launch!

January 8th, 2015 § Comments Off on Local Architecture Book Launch! § permalink

Join us in celebrating the launch of Local Architecture: Building Place, Craft, and Community 7 pm January 15th at the Dalhousie School of Architecture.

Local Architecture Hits Book Stores!

January 8th, 2015 § Comments Off on Local Architecture Hits Book Stores! § permalink

It has been three years since the Ideas in Things (Ghost 13) conference and now the book which documents this event and the work of this ‘school’ of architects is available. Local Architecture: Building Place, Craft & Community by Brian MacKay-Lyons and edited by Robert McCarter can be purchased online or in book stores internationally.

See what others are saying about it:

World Architecture News
Architectural Digest
Archidose

Brian MacKay-Lyons & His South Shore Utopia

January 8th, 2015 § Comments Off on Brian MacKay-Lyons & His South Shore Utopia § permalink

allNovaScotia.com has recently published an article featuring Brian MacKay-Lyons and his South Shore community – shobac.

The article describes how shobac got started, how it has grown and evolved since the beginning, and outlines some current activities at the site including a new house being built and 2 lots being offered for sale.

To read the full article, please click here. Please note: you will need a subscription to access the full article.

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