09 May


May 9, 2015

In Construction – Summer 2015. Three projects in the Halifax Regional Municipality. In order of appearance – Fyren, Syncline and Float. Produced by Jeff Shaw and Omar Gandhi Produced with Cyberlink PowerDirector 13. Shot with DJI Phantom 3 – The office Drone.

04 May

2015 WAN AWARDS – 21 for 21

May 4, 2015

Not sure which is more exciting, being shortlisted or sharing the stage with fellow Canadians – Lateral Office. WAN (World Architecture News) 21 for 21 Award 2015 – a celebration of those architects that could be the next leading lights for the 21st century. http://www.worldarchitecturenews.com/project/2015/25469/wan-awards/21-for-21-shortlist-announced.html Jury Comments: Omar Gandhi Architect “Selected for their ‘simply stunning’ […]

27 Mar

Atlantic WoodWORKS! Wood Design Awards

March 27, 2015

This past week our studio was awarded the inaugural Atlantic WoodWORKS! Wood Design Awards for Atlantic Residential Project. The winning project was our Hubbard’s sited Moore Studio. Many thanks to all involved with the project – most importantly the clients – Garth and Peg Moore, MRB Contracting (Mike Burns) and Andrea Doncaster (structural). Check out […]

26 Mar

Canada Council for the Arts – Professional Prix de Rome 2014

March 26, 2015

Canada Council for the Arts – Professional Prix de Rome 2014 Omar Gandhi wins Professional Prix de Rome to advance research and architectural design for extreme climates. Ottawa, July 16, 2014 – Omar Gandhi Architect Inc. of Halifax has won the Canada Council 2014 Prix de Rome prize. The $50,000 prize recognizes outstanding achievement in Canadian […]

22 Mar

Charlas de los Miercoles Lecture Series

March 22, 2015

Charlas de los Miercoles Lecture Series Department of Architecture Universidad Los Andes – Bogota, Colombia ‘Defining a Process’ – Omar Gandhi January 28, 2015

22 Mar

Architecture as Catalyst 2015 – University of Minnesota

March 22, 2015

Architecture as Catalyst 2015 – Lecture Series University of Minnesota College of Design, School of Architecture OG [Adaptation] – Monday March 9, 2015 Rapson Hall 100 The Tarp – Workshop Prix de Rome – Update Placed within the global context of a collective environmental awareness we believe that the discourse of our regionalist-inspired architecture should […]

22 Mar

Wallpaper* Magazine – Architects Directory 2014

March 22, 2015

The secret is out! Wallpaper* Architects Directory – “Our finely tuned index of the world’s best architectural talent brings together 20 practices, spanning 17 countries and four continents…..Wallpaper’s Architects Directory, a highlight of its July Design Directory issue, is the ultimate ‘little black book’ of new architectural talent. With a focus on residential projects, it […]

22 Mar

Halifax Local Connections – The Architects

March 22, 2015

Halifax Local Connections Magazine The Architects – Shaking the Foundations: A New Era of Architecture in Halifax by Lola Augustine Brown published in ISSUE #12 – Winter 2015 http://localconnections.ca/magazineblog/view/122/the-architects-shaking-the-foundations-a-new-era-of-architecture-in-halifax Historically, Halifax has not been known for earth-shatteringly brilliant architecture and design. Happily, this is changing, and not just because of the fantastic new Halifax Central […]

22 Mar

Making Architecture Matter – Beaverbrook Art Gallery

March 22, 2015

Making Architecture Matter – Beaverbrook Art Gallery We warmly invite you to : MAKING ARCHITECTURE MATTER ! a free public presentation and celebration of contemporary architecture by three of the Maritimes’ most inspiring young architects. Hosted by John Leroux. Date: Thursday, March 19, 7pm at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton Featuring: Acre Architects, Saint John […]

22 Mar


March 22, 2015

SYNCLINE It’s time to share a project which we’ve kept a secret for over a year! Located in the south end of Halifax, Nova Scotia for California based Geoff and his husband, Nova Scotia based James – the quiet masculine modern form sits adjacent to Point Pleasant Park and overlooks the North-West Arm from Francklyn […]