22 Mar

ARCHDAILY – The First 5

March 22, 2015

ARCHDAILY – The First 5 Happy 2015! Grateful for Archdaily (the Worlds most visited architecture website) support. 5 projects in the first 5 years! http://www.archdaily.com/tag/omar-gandhi-architect/ Cedar in Three Textures, Moore Studio, Shantih, Black Gables and Harbour Heights Residence.        

22 Mar

NSCAD – ‘Up and Coming’ Lecture Series

March 22, 2015

NOVA SCOTIA COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN NSCAD University Lecture Series “Up and Coming” (see attached poster) Tuesday, 25 November, 6:30pm 2014 Lecture Series presented by the Division of Foundation Studies NSCAD Port Campus – second floor presentation area Open to everyone.

22 Mar

Architectural Overdrive – Lecture

March 22, 2015

Architectural Overdrive – Fall Session Open to everyone! Wednesday, October 29th, 7PM (see attached poster) Omar Gandhi will present some of his recent projects. Earlier this year, Omar received Canada Council’s prestigious Prix de Rome award for emerging architects which provides a monetary grant to pursue architectural research. Omar’s Halifax office, Omar Gandhi Architect, believes […]

17 Mar

Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture

March 17, 2015

Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture Very fortunate to have our THIRD project selected for inclusion in the‪ Phaidon Atlas! The Atlas now includes our Harbour Heights, Black Gables and Moore Studio projects in their online collection.   http://phaidonatlas.com/architect/omar-gandhi-architect/118321 An extensive global atlas of leading contemporary architecture – search thousands of categories for buildings, architects, drawings and […]

17 Mar

Halifax Magazine – Trendsetter

March 17, 2015

Halifax Magazine [Trendsetter: Omar Gandhi] The young architect’s designs are minimalist and raw, standing out in the Nova Scotian landscape. Omar Gandhi’s vision for design is bold and contemporary. The young architect’s designs are minimalist and raw, standing out in the Nova Scotian landscape. Born and raised in Ontario, and educated at Dalhousie’s School of […]

17 Mar

Lieutenant Governor Design Awards in Architecture 2013

March 17, 2015

Lieutenant Governor Design Awards in Architecture 2013 Black Gables – a residence/studio built in Louisdale, Nova Scotia for acclaimed artist and physician Jonah Samson was the recipient of a Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Architecture – Citation (2013). This is the second Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Architecture for the studio in as many years. Congratulations to everyone […]

20 Feb

OG – ON SITE

February 20, 2015

OG – ON SITE Beauty is in the making! This is a no-sexy-magazine-image site. The reason that I have created this blog is to show the process and beauty of construction – something that I am not physically a part of but witness and assist with. It’s an unfathomable reality – my career – thinking of […]

20 Feb

Give a Little – Erin Costelo

February 20, 2015

Give a Little – Erin Costelo A Singer-Songwriter, an Architect, a Jeweler, a Fashion Boutique and a Director are coming together to create a music video that depicts a party like no other.  Imagine the coolest beat-nik party in the most amazing house with the most incredible fashion and jewelry, all backed by one amazing […]

20 Feb

Adaptation

February 20, 2015

Adaptation Our projects begin with a simple local precedent, often a hip roof or gable form. The form is then extruded up or across, bent or flattened, the roof planes folded and pleated. Sculpted by conditions and use, the reconstituted adaptation is receptive and responsive in its keeping with a modest, formal lineage.  

16 Feb

Models

February 16, 2015

Models Working and finished models are an essential aspect of our practice. They are a first glance at what will come, and a way to iron out our concepts. A refined physical model, both accurate and well crafted, sets a standard in precision in which we hold all of our work to. Project Models Briody […]