Building a University: The Architecture of UNB

Building a University cover image.In celebration of UNB's 225th anniversary, John Leroux, author of Building New Brunswick, was commissioned to write an architectural history of the university's two spectacularly situated campuses.

Lavishly illustrated with archival and contemporary photographs, the book traces the development of each campus, highlighting UNB's most treasured and iconic buildings.

The book is a lasting keepsake for anyone with a connection to UNB or an interest in the course of Canadian institutional architecture. Filled with fascinating anecdotes about the founders and builders of our university, Mr. Leroux reveals the sometimes unusual personalities who shaped our built environment.

A graduate of McGill and Concordia universities, Mr. Leroux is a practicing architect, art historian and an expert in historic building restoration and evaluation.

Don't miss out on this special, limited edition. Order your copy online today!

The book was launched Oct. 1, 2010, at UNB Fredericton in Memorial Hall to a standing-room-only crowd, and Oct. 28, at UNB Saint John in the Thomas J. Condon Student Centre.

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