Chuck Hoberman - Expanding Sphere
This publication presents Expanding Sphere and Iris Dome, two projets by Chuck Hoberman, in their context during the late 1980’s and early 1990’s. Chuck Hoberman’s work focuses on the notion of transformable design: objects, structures and spaces that can change...
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Cities in Motion: Toys and Transport
Using small scale to show vast structures, Cities in Motion traces the child’s endless fascination with trains and bridges, tracks and trams, stations and garages, and explores the relationship of transportation to the urban infrastructure.Texts by Richard IngersollBook design by...
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Cities of Artificial Excavation: The Work of Peter Eisenman, 1978–1988
The publication presents four of American architect Peter Eisenman’s representative works that investigate his theoretical exploration of the nature of “site”, and how it informed his proposals, his built work, and his ongoing criticism of the discipline of architecture.Edited by...
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Civic Visions, World’s Fairs
This publication situates the panorama of Eadweard Muybridge (1830–1904) in the context of his working methods and in the larger context of the representation of cities, concentrating on one period of a single mode of representation, an astonishing achievement in...
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Cloud 9 - Villa Nurbs
In this publication, Greg Lynn and Enric Ruiz-Geli discuss Villa Nurbs, a housing prototype located in Empuriabrava, Spain designed as a laboratory for merging computer-aided design with the construction processes. The villa’s name points to the development of the design...
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Computation as Design: Ron Resch and the New Media of Geometry
The second in the Studies in the Design Laboratory epub series produced by the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and the CCA, this publication traces the development of complex computational geometry in the work of Ron Resch. Resch’s strikingly...
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Coop Himmelb(l)au, BMW Welt
In this publication, Greg Lynn and Wolf Prix discuss Coop Himmelb(l)au’s BMW Welt, a corporate-event and car-delivery centre whose iconic form was realized with sophisticated structural analysis and visualization software. The project is located on the BMW campus in Munich,...
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Corpus Sanum in Domo Sano: The Architecture of the Domestic Sanitation Movement, 1870–1914
This publication is based on a collection of suppliers’ catalogues, manuals, journals, and public-policy documents that relate to planning and the building trades. These records are used here to help reconstruct the movement toward domestic sanitation, one of the driving...
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CP138 Gordon Matta-Clark: Readings of the archive by Yann Chateigné, Hila Peleg, and Kitty Scott
This book unpacks the comprehensive Gordon Matta-Clark collection at the CCA (CP138), opening it up to provisional readings from different points of view. Yann Chateigné reorganizes Matta-Clark’s library into areas of inquiry, from alchemy to psychoanalysis, as a framework for...
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Cutting Matta-Clark: The Anarchitecture Investigation
This book pursues the legendary but elusive 1974 exhibition, Anarchitecture. Conceived of as an anonymous, photographic statement about the intersection of art and building by the research collective Anarchitecture Group, the exhibition is a constant reference point in discussion, regardless of...
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Departure for Katsura: Irene F. Whittome at the CCA
Departure for Katsura demonstrates the interplay of the CCA collection—in this case, photographs of the Katsura Imperial Villa in Kyoto, with Irene F. Whittome’s life and art. The artist’s project created for the publication consists of fourteen haiku by the...
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Dieter Appelt: Forth Bridge–Cinema: Metric Space
This publication focuses on the work of the German artist Dieter Appelt, who, in the 1970s, photographed Scotland’s spectacular Forth Bridge, a marvel of nineteenth-century engineering. Appelt was immediately drawn to the CCA’s extensive holdings of photographs and ephemera on...
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Documents from Gordon Matta-Clark's personal library
This book recounts Stefano Graziani’s experience of finding Gordon Matta-Clark’s personal library while exploring the CCA Collection.   The library consists of seventy publications that cover a wide range of subjects from architecture and art history to alchemy, communications, cultural...
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Dream Houses, Toy Homes
Dream Houses, Toy Homes examines how model houses affect perceptions of gender roles and family life, uncovering the cultural meanings implicit in toys related to a single building type, the family home.Alice T. FriedmanGraphic design by Glenn GoluskaPublished in 1995,...
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Eadweard Muybridge and the Photographic Panorama of San Francisco, 1850–1880
This publication situates the panorama of Eadweard Muybridge (1830–1904) in the context of his working methods and in the larger context of the representation of cities, concentrating on one period of a single mode of representation, an astonishing achievement in...
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Emerging Japanese Architects of the 1990s
The six architects represented here –Kiyoshi Sey Takeyama/AMORPHE; Norihiko Dan; Hiroyuki Wakabayashi;WORKSHOP; Hisashi Hara; and Atsushi Kitagawara– were chosen for the breadth and diversity of their styles and their incorporation of Western and Japanese architectural traditions.Jackie KastenbaumGraphic design by Glenn...
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En chantier: The Collections of the CCA, 1989–1999
The collections of the CCA embrace such diverse objects as books, photographs, and engravings; maps and plans; architectural records, drawings, and sketchbooks; manuscripts; commercial product catalogues; personal correspondence, journals, and archives; ephemera; and even toys. En chantier marks a second...
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Ernest Cormier et l'Université de Montréal
Ernest Cormier (1885–1980) has long been regarded in Canada as the most outstanding architect of his generation. This fully illustrated analysis of the main pavilion at the Université de Montréal is the first to establish Cormier’s work as a significant...
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Ernest Isbell Barott, Architect: An Introduction
This publication offers an introductory look at the work of Ernest Isbell Barott (1884–1966), who apprenticed at McKim, Mead, and White in New York before coming to Montréal. Barott designed two of the first skyscrapers in Montréal, the Bell Telephone...
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François Roche - Water Flux
This publication presents François Roche’s Water Flux, a project for a geology and glaciology museum and research centre in the Swiss Alps.Water Flux, begun in 2007 but never realized, involved digital design to control an automated manufacturing process. It was...
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Frank Gehry - Lewis Residence
This publication presents the Lewis Residence, an unbuilt residential project for Peter B. Lewis in Lyndhurst, Ohio, that evolved over six years from 1989 to 1995 and in the process fundamentally altered Gehry’s architectural practice.The Lewis Residence house, landscape and...
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Frank Lloyd Wright: Designs for an American Landscape, 1922–1932
In 1922, when Frank Lloyd Wright returned permanently to the United States, he chose not to refine and simplify the course and cause of his earlier work, but rather to reinvent himself—in new territory, for new clients, in projects of...
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Frank Lloyd Wright: Designs for an American Landscape, 1922–1932
Five revolutionary projects examined here were developed by Wright during a single transitional decade. This publication follows the design histories of these unrealized projects, tracing the ideas the architect explored in successive drawings. It also provides a record of the...
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Goodbye, Oil
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Goodbye, Oil
The illustrated book Goodbye, Oil explores how oil is produced and how we might lessen our dependence on this non-renewable resource. Harriet Russell’s story offers alternative modes of powering the vehicles we drive, making the goods we consume and heating...
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