Monica Adair



The second lecturer of the 2016 NLAA Public Lecture Series is Monica Adair of Acre Architects.

Selected for Wallpaper magazines 2016 Architects’ directory of rising-star and breakthrough practices from around the globe, Acre Architects unique practice of Storied Architecture inspires people to live great stories.

Stephen Kopp & Monica Adair are recognized leaders through design, education, and community service. Master of Architecture graduates from the University of Toronto, they co-founded their award-winning firm Acre Architects of Saint John, New Brunswick.  Studio lead, Monica was the 2015 recipient of the honored Royal Architecture Institute of Canada’s Young Architect Award and named one of the women of the year in Chatelaine Magazine’s 30 Canadians who rocked 2015.

Acre Architects has been twice named one of the top emerging design firms in Canada by Twenty + Change, having garnered national and international exposure as a recipient of the prestigious Sheff Visiting Chair in Architecture at McGill University, as a member of ‘Team Canada’ for the 2012 Venice Biennale in Architecture, as well as with their role in the television series ‘Majumder Manor’ on the W Network.  Acre Architects are committed to expanding the role of contemporary architecture in Atlantic Canada. At its philosophical core, the Acre believes – we are what we create.