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Professional Prix de Rome winner Omar Gandhi speaks in Halifax

November 18, 2014
by Canadian Architect

As part of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design’s Up and Coming lecture series, architect Omar Gandhi delivers a presentation at 6:30pm on Tuesday, November 25 at NSCAD’s Port Campus in  Halifax.

Gandhi is the recipient of the Canada Council 2014 Prix de Rome prize. The $50,000 prize recognizes outstanding achievement in Canadian architecture and is awarded annually to a young architect or architectural firm to develop their skills and creative practice as well as work with specialists worldwide.

Formed in 2010, Omar Gandhi Architect is a studio specializing in custom modern design, and has already won significant acclaim including two Lieutenant Governor Awards in Architecture, and been named in Wallpaper* Magazine’s 2014 top 20 young architectural practices worldwide. Previously, Gandhi worked for Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects and Young + Wright Architects in Toronto, and MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects in Halifax.

He has undergraduate degrees in Architectural Studies from the University of Toronto and Dalhousie University, a Master’s degree from Dalhousie, and is currently a sessional instructor at the School of Architecture and Planning at Dalhousie.

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