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Webster Terrace in Nova Scotia, Canada by TEAL

Friday, May 19th, 2017

Article source: TEAL 

Webster Terrace was a distinguished modern movement house built in three stages. It had an open plan living/dining/kitchen with a distinctive sloped ceiling extending into a mono slope cantilevered roof.

Image Courtesy © Riley Smith

  • Architects: TEAL
  • Project: Webster Terrace
  • Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Photography:  Riley Smith Photographer
  • Software used: Revit, 3DS Max and Rhino
  • Other participants:

    • General Contractor: Special Projects Limited
    • Structural Engineer: Campbell Comeau Engineering
    • Subcontractor: JETCO Contracting Inc
  • Gross Built Area (square meters or square foot): 3800 SF
  • Completion Year: 2017

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Ghost Architectural Laboratory in Upper Kingsburg, Nova Scotia by Mackay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects Limited

Saturday, January 21st, 2012

Article source: Mackay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects Limited

The Ghost Laboratory is sited at the LaHave River estuary on Nova Scotia’s Atlantic coast, where Samuel de Champlain made his first landfall in the new world in 1604. This landscape was re-cleared from forest by the architect over the past 25 years, revealing its historic ruins and its 400 years of agrarian history.

Ghost Architectural Laboratory

  • Architects: Mackay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects Limited
  • Project: Ghost Architectural Laboratory
  • Location:Upper Kingsburg, Nova Scotia
  • Building: Gordon MacLean Builders
  • Consultant: Columbia University; University of Minnesota; Wendell Burnette Architects; Juhani Pallasmaa Architects; Marlon Blackwell Architect; University of Washington; Lake/Flato Architects; Peter Buchanan(author); The Miller Hull Partnership; Deborah Berke and Partners Architects; Architectural Record; Francis Kéré Architecture; Tom Peters (author); Arkitecktur N; Peter Stutchbury Architecture; Ghost students
  • Engineer: Campbell Comeau Engineering Ltd.
  • Photography: Manuel Schnell, Brian MacKay-Lyons, James Steeves

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Wheel Of Conscience in Nova Scotia, Canada by Studio Daniel Libeskind

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Article source: Studio Daniel Libeskind

The tragic story of the M.S. St. Louis, a ship carrying Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany that the Canadian government turned away in 1939, is represented by The Wheel of Conscience. The wheel is driven by gears – symbolic of the gears of a ship’s engine and the gears of a cynical bureaucracy. On the rim of the large wheel is the description of the tragedy of the M.S. St. Louis. It is surrounded by the map of the world displaying the ship’s route on the cylinder. On the reverse side of the memorial are etched in the metal the names of all the passengers.

Images Courtesy SDL

  • Architect: Studio Daniel Libeskind
  • Name of Project: Wheel Of Conscience
  • Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Completion: 2011
  • Opening: January 20th, 2011
  • Photo Credits: (c) SDL, (c) Brian Melcher

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Hill House in Nova Scotia, Canada by MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

This house occupies the crown of a bald drumlin surrounded by the sea on three sides. The project consists of a main house and guesthouse/barn separated by a courtyard defined by two long, low concrete walls.

Hill House East Barn Guest in Foreground

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