Lieutenant Governor’s Design Awards for Architecture

Lieutenent Governor Award

The Seaport Farmers Market was awarded the Nova Scotia Lieutenant Governor’s Design Awards for Architecture.
The award winning team led by Keith Tufts, Partner at Lydon Lynch Architects (centre), with from L-R, Michel Comeau, Denis Morris, Mark Atwood and Trevor Butler.
The Seaport Farmers’ Market uses 75% less power and water than required by the National Model Energy Code. Harvesting free natural resources and responding to the seasons, the Market is one of the most sustainably designed, low energy buildings in North America. The environmental initiatives include rooftop wind turbines, geothermal heating, solar hot water, natural daylighting, water conservation, passive ventilation, sustainably harvested wood, Canada’s second largest green roof, construction waste diversion and non toxic, regional and recycled materials.