"Architecture is a social art. Not a fine art. Good art doesn’t have to be pretty."
Brian MacKay-Lyons, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects, April 18th

"Architecture is a social art. Not a fine art. Good art doesn’t have to be pretty."

Brian MacKay-Lyons, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects, April 18th

"One measure of an architect is where the roof meets the sky. The eave of the building."
Brian MacKay-Lyons, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects, April 18th 

"One measure of an architect is where the roof meets the sky. The eave of the building."

Brian MacKay-Lyons, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects, April 18th 

"The idea of these spaces between and claiming the landscape…capturing big chunks of nature… Framing the view of the ocean to heighten the sense of it." 
Brian MacKay-Lyons, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects, April 18th

"The idea of these spaces between and claiming the landscape…capturing big chunks of nature… Framing the view of the ocean to heighten the sense of it." 

Brian MacKay-Lyons, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects, April 18th

"No point in trying to out nature nature."
Brian MacKay-Lyons, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects, April 18th 

"No point in trying to out nature nature."

Brian MacKay-Lyons, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects, April 18th 

"Nothing like making stuff with other people – no room for egos." 
Brian MacKay-Lyons, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects, April 18th

"Nothing like making stuff with other people – no room for egos." 

Brian MacKay-Lyons, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects, April 18th

"Architecture is a social art. Not a fine art. Good art doesn’t have to be pretty."
Brian MacKay-Lyons, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects, April 18th 

"Architecture is a social art. Not a fine art. Good art doesn’t have to be pretty."

Brian MacKay-Lyons, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects, April 18th 

"Cultures are smart. People are stupid. Individuals are not that smart. Cultures teach us to be good citizens."
Brian MacKay-Lyons, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects, April 18th

"Cultures are smart. People are stupid. Individuals are not that smart. Cultures teach us to be good citizens."

Brian MacKay-Lyons, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects, April 18th

"No short-cut to universal principals. Can only get there through the local. Through the specific."
Brian MacKay-Lyons, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects, April 18th

"No short-cut to universal principals. Can only get there through the local. Through the specific."

Brian MacKay-Lyons, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects, April 18th

"Learning to see where you live."
Brian MacKay-Lyons, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects, April 18th 

"Learning to see where you live."

Brian MacKay-Lyons, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects, April 18th 

"[our process] 1 hour on site, 2 hours in a tavern…2 beers in we get a scheme." 
Brian MacKay-Lyons, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects, April 18th

"[our process] 1 hour on site, 2 hours in a tavern…2 beers in we get a scheme." 

Brian MacKay-Lyons, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects, April 18th