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2G Essays Kersten Geers: Without content
Belgian architect Kersten Geers combines his work at OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen architecture studio with his academic work and writing.   In this compilation of essays, written between 2010 and 2020, the author writes about diverse historical architects...
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2G Essays Sigurd Lewerentz: A trip to Italy
Using enigmatic negatives found in Sigurd Lewerentz’s archive at the Museum of Architecture in Stockholm, A Trip to Italy further explores the Swedish architect’s legacy through his personal travel photos.     Edited by Moisés Puente. Walther Konïg, 2021 21.3...
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51N4E: Double or nothing
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51N4E: Double or nothing
51N4E is a Brussels-based architectural practice led by Johan Anrys, Freek Persyn and Peter Swinnen. Founded in 1998, it has drawn increasing attention and renown through projects for the C-mine cultural centre in Genk, the Groeningemuseum and the TID Tower...
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51n4e: Skanderbeg square, Tirana
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51n4e: Skanderbeg square, Tirana
This publication shows the ambitious transformation of Skanderbeg Square, in Tirana, Albania. The project was initiated by the then Mayor of Tirana and subsequently Prime Minister of Albania Edi Rama and realized under mayor Erion Veliaj. It is the result...
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A section of Now: Norms and Rituals as Sites for Architectural Intervention
Conceived as part of the one-year investigation Catching Up with Life, A Section of Now aims to re-establish a dialogue between architecture and society that would allow for architecture to begin to contend with and address our changed and changing social norms. The...
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A+T: Is this rural? Architecture markers in the countryside
What do we call rural architecture? This new series questions what we recognise as the rural context in architecture, the limits of which are becoming increasingly diffuse today. The first instalment identifies projects consisting of a range of scales, each...
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A+U 604: Bicycle urbanism
This issue focuses on bicycles. Bicycles are truly representative of small mobility as a means of transportation and are deeply rooted in people’s lives around the world. Yet cycling has not been incorporated into city planning, and its potential has...
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Actions: What You Can Do with the City
Actions: What You Can Do With the City presents original research and writing that explores how the design and experience of contemporary cities can be shaped by human actions.The book documents and presents projects by a large and diverse group...
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AD Designing the rural: a global countryside in Flux
The rural is not what it used to be. No longer simply a site for agricultural production for the city, the relationship between the rural and urban has become much more complex. Where is the rural, and what role does...
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CCA Publication
Afterword: J
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Afterword: J
Afterword is a series of CCA publications that document and reflect on the realization of projects. Each Afterword looks back on a selected CCA project after a pause to critically assess its context and process, to consider newly-disclosed aspects of...
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Age Inclusive Public Space
Public spaces tend to over-represent facilities and spatial design for the young and the middle-aged, whereas elderly citizens are all too often neglected by contemporary urban design practice. Age Inclusive Public Space establishes a dialogue between architects and academic contributors from a...
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Aglaia Konrad: Japan Works
Aglaia Konrad’s photographic work probes the social, cultural, economic, political, and historical parameters that inform architecture and urbanism. 'Japan Works' is the result of her journey through Japan in the autumn of 2019. Using a pre-compiled list of places with...
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Alvaro Siza: (In) Discipline
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Alvaro Siza: (In) Discipline
Once, on the inner flap of one of his sketchbooks, Pritzker Prize–winning Portuguese architect and educator Alvaro Siza (born 1933) described himself and his work with self-deprecating disavowal. Rather than identifying his discipline as architecture, he identified it as “as...
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An English Arcadia, 1600–1900
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An English Arcadia, 1600–1900
The relationship between landscape, garden, and built works is at the heart of the aesthetic that governs the English country house. An English Arcadia includes items selected from the CCA’s John Harris collection the relate specifically to the history of...
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AP164: Ábalos&Herreros, Selected by Kersten Geers and David Van Severen, Juan José Castellón González, Florian Idenburg and Jing Liu, with an interpretation in photographs by Stefano Graziani
This book presents three contemporary encounters with the Ábalos&Herreros archive at the CCA. Kersten Geers and David Van Severen, Juan José Castellón González, and Florian Idenburg and Jing Liu developed readings of the material, which they articulated through exhibitions and...
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Apartamento n.27
Featuring: Sabrina Fuentes, Pedro Friedeberg, Lucia Pescador, Alex Streeter, Tabboo!, Victor Barragán, Anders Frederik Steen & Anne Bruun Blauert, David Numwami, Luo Yang, Alexandra Cunningham Cameron & Seth Cameron, Leopold Banchini, Larry Stanton, Mario García Torres, and Roger Herman.  ...
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Apartamento n.28
Featuring: Soisy and the Sphinx: the homes of Niki de Saint Phalle, Fritz Haeg, Paa Joe, Katherine Bernhardt, Gianni Pettena, Jose Dávila, Lisa Walker & Karl Fritsch, Joan E. Biren, Luigi Serafini, Paul Moakley, Nathalie de Saint Phalle, Roman Uranjek,...
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Arcatecture: Swiss cat ladders
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CCA Publication
Archaeology of the Digital
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Archaeology of the Digital
Published on the occasion of the 2013 exhibition Archaeology of the Digital, this book delves into the genesis and establishment of digital tools for design conceptualization, visualization, and production at the end of the 1980s. How was the transition from...
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Archetypes: David K. Ross
Archetypes features a recent series by Canadian artist David K. Ross, who works at the interface of photography, film, and installation. His images of architectural mock-ups, staged at night with dramatic lighting that isolates structures from their surroundings, demonstrate how these...
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Architects after architecture: alternative pathways for practice
What can you do with a degree in architecture? Where might it take you? What kind of challenges could you address? Architects After Architecture reframes architecture as a uniquely versatile way of acting on the world, far beyond that of...
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Architectural Installations: 5 Québec Architects at the CCA
Produced in conjunction with Le Printemps du Québec en France, this publication offers a retrospective of positions adopted by the five Québec architects invited by the CCA and guest curator Randy Cohen to create installations presenting their work in the...
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CCA Publication
Architecture and Cubism
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Architecture and Cubism
A fundamental tenet of the historiography of modern architecture holds that cubism forged a vital link between avant-garde practices in early twentieth-century painting and architecture. This publication, the first historically focused examination of the issue, returns to the original site...
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Architecture and Its Image: Four Centuries of Architectural Representation
Architecture and Its Image explores the idea of serial imagery in architectural representation through works dating from the Renaissance to the late twentieth century.Published on the occasion of the opening of the new CCA building in 1989, Architecture and Its...
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Architecture in Uniform: Designing and Building for the Second World War
Architecture in Uniform: Designing and Building for the Second World War documents the extensive contribution of architecture to the Second World War, and considers how it questioned architectural methods and fundamental structures, and lead to the supremacy of modernism.This publication...
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Architecture Itself and Other Postmodernization Effects
Before architectural postmodernism was named as such, the process of postmodernizing architecture had already begun implicating architectural work in the increasingly information-driven logic of the late twentieth century. Though radical, the effects of this process have long been excluded from...
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Architecture without architects
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Architecture without architects
Bernard Rudofsky steps outside the narrowly defined discipline that has governed our sense of architectural history and discusses the art of building as a universal phenomenon. He introduces the reader to communal architecture--architecture produced not by specialists but by the...
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Architectures typographiques
Figure majeure du design graphique européen contemporain, Wim Crouwel (1928-2019) a marqué l’histoire de la discipline par sa pratique étendue du design, appliquée tant au domaine culturel qu’au domaine commercial. Au cours de sa carrière, il a réalisé à la...
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Archivio n.05: The Nineties Issue
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Archivio n.05: The Nineties Issue
The archives of the 1990s.   Every person is a memory. Memory which may be conjured up by joining the dots between what the subject has experienced over the years, starting from a personal history—which allows for a certain clinical-narrative...
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As found houses: Experiments from self-builders in rural China
In rural China, an informal wave of building catalysed by economic and social developments has rendered some villages unrecognisable. This building boom, taking place in a context of limited regulations, has created densities more often found in urban areas. At...
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Asymptote Architecture - NYSE Virtual Trading Floor
In 1997, the New York Stock Exchange commissioned Asymptote Architecture, in collaboration with the Securities Industry Automation Corporation (SIAC), to design a virtual environment to visualize real-time numerical and statistical data.In this publication, Lise Anne Couture and Hani Rashid, founding...
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Athens by collage: The representation of the metropolis between realism, intervention and autonomy
In this publication, Athens is depicted like an incomplete and unfinished city, in which its parts are in permanent construction, or continual ruination. But it is exactly this permanent condition of instability – its openness and formal instability – that...
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Atlas: Tadao Ando
In 2012, Philippe Séclier visited Tadao Ando’s iconic Church of the Light, and was immediately compelled to journey around the world to further study the architect’s buildings. This unique presentation of Ando’s work is the result of what turned into...
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Aunties: The seven summers of Alevtina and Ludmila
In northwest Russia, in a small village called Alekhovshchina, Nadia Sablin's aunts spend the warmer months together in the family home and live as the family has always lived; chopping wood to heat the house, bringing water from the well,...
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Autonomy and Ideology: Positioning an Avant-garde in America
This collection of essays presents the proceedings of a conference organized by Phyllis Lambert, director and founder of the CCA, and the architect Peter Eisenman to celebrate the ninetieth birthday of the architect Philip Johnson (1906–2005). While paying tribute to...
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Avant-garde as method: Vkhutemas and the pedagogy of space 1920-1930
Throughout the 1920s and ’30s, the Higher Art and Technical Studios in Moscow, more commonly known as Vkhutemas, adopted what it called the ''objective method'' to facilitate instruction on a mass scale. The school was the first to implement mass...
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BAUKUNST : Pensées
Construction de collisions d’idées, d’assemblages de pensées, qui font émerger des images inédites, des silences, des certitudes, des doutes, des mondes et qui nous livrent en creux une méthode de penser et de composer. Le dessin d’un portrait, celui de...
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Bedaux De Brouwer Architecten: Works 2021-2003
The Architecture Observer and Bedaux de Brouwer Architecten offer an homage to this multigenerational office based in North Brabant. Despite a number of prestigious commissions, the firm has always remained somewhat peripheral in the landscape of Dutch post-war architecture. Its...
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Bernard Cache, Objectile
In this publication, Bernard Cache and Greg Lynn discuss the origins of Objectile, a web-based system for generating unique decorative panels and furniture which predicted a future of customizable form on demand.In 2015, Cache’s twenty-year-old dream of industrially produced nonstandard...
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Besides, History: Go Hasegawa, Kersten Geers, David Van Severen
What role can history play in contemporary architecture practice? Besides, History: Go Hasegawa, Kersten Geers, David Van Severen invites three architects to reread, redraw, translate, and appropriate from the past and from each other in order to construct relationships between and meanings...
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BIG, Formgiving
With Formgiving, BIG presents the third part of its trilogy, which began with Yes is More, and continued with Hot to Cold. The book is presented in a timeline, stretching from the Big Bang into the most distant future. Projects...
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Breathe: Investigations into our environmentally tangled future
This book explores breathing and the atmosphere as leitmotifs for the design of an inclusive future in a new climate regime, uncovering intertwinements of societal activities with the air and the atmosphere.With this awareness of entanglement, the deeply performative characteristics...
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Building a new New World: Amerikanizm in Russian Architecture
Idealized representations of America, as both an aspiration and a menace, played an important role in shaping Russian architecture and urban design from the American Revolution until the fall of the Soviet Union. In Building a new New World, Jean-Louis...
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Buildings in Boxes: Architectural Toys from the CCA
In 1990, the CCA acquired a collection of over three hundred architectural toys and games. The collection, assembled by the American sculptor and architect Norman Brosterman, spans nearly two centuries of toy manufacture in more than five countries. These toys...
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Buildings in print: 100 influential and inspiring illustrated architecture books
This volume showcases the best illustrated architecture books ever published. Author John Hill is the founder of the influential architecture blog "A Daily Dose of Architecture," which recently shifted course to focus entirely on architecture books of all kinds. His...
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Can Design Be Devious? The story of the Robert Moses bridges over the Long Island parkways, and other explorations of unexpected political consequences of design
This digital publication explores the story of the planning and politics of a series of overpasses on Long Island, commissioned in the 1920s and 1930s by Robert Moses. The story suggests that the bridges had been designed to prevent the...
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Canadian architecture: Evolving a cultural identity
Canadian Architecture: Evolving a Cultural Identity surveys the countrys most accomplished architectural firms, whose work enhances cities and landscapes across Canadas geographically varied expanse. Author Leslie Jen explores a number of significant projects in urban and rural environmentsprivate residences, cultural...
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Canadian Centre for Architecture: Building and Gardens
To mark the 1989 public opening of the CCA, Canadian Centre for Architecture: Building and Gardens documents the design and construction of the CCA’s building. Together, the essays and illustrations reveal the potential of a museum of architecture as a...
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Casablanca Chandigarh: A Report on Modernization
Casablanca Chandigarh: A Report on Modernization documents two complementary urban realities that have played a fundamental role in the imagination, definition, and redefinition of the twentieth-century modern city. Shifting away from an understanding of architecture as the construction of monumental masterpieces,...
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CCA Publication
CCA on Paper
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CCA on Paper
CCA on Paper presents all the print and electronic publications of the Canadian Centre for Architecture. Through illustrations, documents, and visual elements, CCA on Paper reflects the diversity in subject matter and graphic design of CCA publications, while attesting to...
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