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History Experience Who We Are Sustainability Recognition

“Sustainable design is not an option, it’s an imperative.”
– Keith Tufts

“Great architecture only happens when you have great clients.”
– Eugene Pieczonka

“Architecture holds light, space, art and engineering together in perfect balance.”
– Mark Atwood

Who We Are

Eugene Pieczonka

Keith Tufts
BComm, BEnviroDesign, MArch

Mark Atwood

We are unapologetically passionate about what we do and believe every project has the ability to be exceptional. Our design studio encourages collaboration, creativity and innovation so that we can explore the limits of what is possible and what is ultimately in the best interest of our clients.

With over 25 years of experience, Eugene has spent his career dedicated to client service and the creation of meaningful buildings. His passion for architecture has resulted in numerous awards and distinctions including an Ontario Association of Architects Award, numerous Lieutenant Governor Awards and induction into the College of Fellows at the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada for outstanding contribution to the profession.

Eugene brings a wide array of experience in commercial, institutional, residential and educational projects. He brings the same level of dedication to every project regardless of size and complexity. His work ranges from modest renovations to large-scale urban developments and includes the Blackberry Centre; Sacred Heart School of Halifax; RCMP Regional Headquarters; TD Centre Redevelop; 1592 Barrington Street; and 22nd Commerce Square, which will redevelopment a full city block within the heart of downtown Halifax.

As Lydon Lynch Principal, Keith Tufts has developed a national reputation as a leader in sustainable building design and public buildings. Keith led the design of the award-winning Seaport Farmers’ Market, a LEED Platinum ecological showcase on the Halifax waterfront, a world-class example of healthy, sustainable living.

Keith recently completed the design of one of Nova Scotia’s greenest recreational facilities, the new Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre, a $35 million LEED Gold multipurpose facility in Bridgewater, featuring the new South Shore main library, a 1200 seat geothermal arena and a solar powered three pool aquatic facility.

Keith has a varied design background in architecture, broadcasting and entertainment. In his career to date, Keith has designed and built award-winning theatres, broadcast facilities, retail markets, community recreational facilities, libraries and university buildings. Keith has also received awards for his work with top Canadian recording artists Sarah McLachlan and Moxy Fruvous.

As an Associate, Mark brings a broad range of experience to every one of his assignments, for all phases of a project – from early conceptual design, through construction documentation and on-site supervision. He has worked on a variety of educational, institutional, commercial, and residential buildings and always looks forward to new challenges. His projects aim to combine visually stunning architecture with energy efficient, sustainable design. Mark acts as Project Architect on Lydon Lynch’s most challenging projects where programs, logistics, sustainable aspirations, schedules and budgets are all balanced with great design that is always meaningful and contributes to better environments. He enjoys the interaction with clients, stakeholders and team members through which he subscribes, leads to better design solutions.

His professional design awards include two Lieutenant Governor General Awards for Architecture for his work on the Halifax Seaport Farmers Market. He has also garnered Nova Scotia Home Builders’ awards for several house designs and his work has been published in East Coast Living Magazine.

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