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Book celebrates UNB architecture - The Daily Gleaner

Author: Communications

Posted on Oct 4, 2010

Category: In the Media

The author of a new book about the physical esthetics of the University of New Brunswick's two campuses says the UNB community has a responsibility to preserve and maintain those buildings because they're integral to the institution's identity.

As part of UNB's 225th anniversary celebrations Friday, the university hosted a launch event at Memorial Hall for architect and art historian John Leroux's new book, Building a University: The Architecture of UNB, published by Goose Lane Editions.

"It was an enormous affair," Leroux told attendees, referring to the process of crafting the book because there was so much rich history to research.

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