More stories about Brian MacKay-Lyons

  • Ghost Architectural Laboratory

    Upper Kingsburg, Nova Scotia / MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects Limited

  • Top Firm: Marlon Blackwell Architect

    Marlon Blackwell Architect is taking on new challenges while staying true to its roots as a small, high-design firm.

  • Haunting in Halifax

    Nearly 200 people gathered to hear architectural luminaries at the Ghost 13 conference.

  • ra50: MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects

    MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple applies its regional design principles universally.

  • ra50 Architects Dish on the Best and Worst Aspects of the Profession

    ra50 architects tell us what they like best?and least?about practicing in their chosen field.

  • summer reading

    Most monographs follow a rather formulaic approach: project descriptions, photos, supporting plans, and drawings. Plain Modern: The Architecture of Brian MacKay-Lyons delves deeper, with a narrative by architect and historian Malcolm Quantrill.

  • calm things in a cluttered world

    In a Canadian province that is more famous for exporting its talent than for keeping it close to the nest, Brian MacKay-Lyons chose to come home to make his way.

  • gentle landings

    James Cutler, FAIA, recalls a well-known client who wanted to build a Spanish-style house in the woods overlooking Puget Sound. As they walked the property, Cutler asked the client why he felt Spanish architecture would be appropriate. The man replied that he simply liked the look, and that the way...