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The Mary E. Black Gallery presents a comprehensive architectural
exhibit by members of the Nova Scotia Architects' Association,
beginning March 13 through April 5, 1997.

Award winners selected from the works of 200 Nova Scotia
architects will be on display, representing the creative
diversity of buildings province-wide. The awards have been
created to recognize outstanding achievements within the major
categories of architectural design, and to reflect the unique
style of Nova Scotian architecture - an integrated mix of local
and international influence.

The Lieutenant Governor's Design Awards in Architecture 1997 and  
Ten Years, a retrospective, will be opened by Lieutenant Governor
John James Kinley, and Mrs. Grace Kinley.

The 1997 Merit Award winners, Lydon Lynch Architects and WHW
Architects, will display full colour panels of their original
presentations. The retrospective will feature previous award
winning entries: from  1995, The Morses Tea Building, from 1991
the TUNS competition and from 1986 the Art Gallery of Nova

The show is sponsored by the Nova Scotia Architects' Association,
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada and the Nova Scotia
Department of Education and Culture.

Admission is free. Mary E. Black Gallery is located in the Nova
Scotia Centre for Craft and Design, 1683 Barrington Street,
Halifax. The Gallery hours are Monday to Friday 9-4, and
Saturdays 10-4.


Contact: Chris Tyler  902-424-4062

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