Robert Mellin honored for work in Newfoundland

08 Apr 2018 11:15 AM | Christine R Henry (Administrator)

VAF member Robert Mellin has been named to the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador for his design, research, and heritage conservation work in the province. 

Private residence in Middle Arm, Newfoundland. Photo courtesy of Robert Mellin

In January 2018 he received a Lt. Governor’s award for his design of a private residence in Middle Arm, Newfoundland. 

He is currently working on the restoration of the the Ned Keough homestead in Calvert, Newfoundland (image below), a house featured in Professor Gerald L. Pocius’s book A Place to Belong: Community Order and Everyday Space in Calvert, Newfoundland.Restoration of the Keough Homestead in Calvert, Newfoundland a new addition for a studiobedroom was added to the east side of the house, painted with the red ochre colour typically used for outbuildings. Photo courtesy of Robert Mellin

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