Imperfect Health: The Medicalization of Architecture
This book accompanies the exhibition Imperfect Health: the Medicalization of Architecture and its online TV channel. Imperfect Health investigates the historical connections between health, design and the environment, emphasizing certain uncertainties and contradictions informed by Western medicine. Should urbanism, landscape design, or architecture seek...
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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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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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James Frazer Stirling: Notes from the Archive
The British architect James Frazer Stirling (1924–1992) stimulated impassioned responses among both supporters and detractors, and he continues to be the subject of fierce debate.Fully illustrated with previously unpublished documents and new photography from James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds at the...
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Journeys: How Travelling Fruit, Ideas and Buildings Rearrange Our Environment
Over time, migrants have been linked to global issues such as poverty, development, and human rights. They are the most enterprising members of society and their number is growing by the day. Though the social or anthropological dimensions of migrations...
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Other Space Odysseys: Greg Lynn, Michael Maltzan, Alessandro Poli
Other Space Odysseys has nothing to do with Space Architecture or architecture in outer space. It is not a celebration of high-tech architecture and imagery or extreme physical and mental conditions. Instead, this book proposes a letting go of architecture...
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Speed Limits
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Speed Limits
Addressing the pivotal role played by speed in modern life – from art, architecture, and urbanism to graphics and design, to economics and the material culture of the eras of industry and information – Speed Limits presents a multifaceted view...
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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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Stephen Taylor, Ryue Nishizawa: Some Ideas on Living in London and Tokyo
Some Ideas on Living in London and Tokyo presents architectural projects by Stephen Taylor and Ryue Nishizawa that reflect new thinking on living in contemporary cities. Taylor and Nishizawa’s residential projects both respect and respond to the particular cultural environments of...
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Sorry, Out of Gas: Architecture's Response to the 1973 Oil Crisis
Published on occasion of the CCA exhibition 1973: Sorry, Out of Gas, Sorry, Out of Gas is a unique publishing project combining the diverse materials assembled for the exhibition with a specifically commissioned children’s component by illustrator Harriet Russell.   Russell’s thirty-two-page story,...
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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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The 60s: Montréal Thinks Big
In the 1960s, Montréal embarked on a program of urban change on a monumental scale. With its metro, expressways, new skyscrapers, underground shopping promenades, and the 1967 World’s Fair, the Montréal of that era offers a powerful example through which...
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Tangente : Alain Paiement
Tangent(e): Alain Paiement juxtaposes the work of the Quebec artist Alain Paiement with photographs drawn from the CCA collection: images of interiors and exteriors, thresholds, spaces under construction, ranging from the beginnings of photography to the present day.Hubertus von Amelunxen...
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Traces of India: Photography, Architecture, and the Politics of Representation, 1850–1900
Traces of India: Photography, Architecture, and the Politics of Representation, 1850–1900 investigates the different cultural roles played by photographs of Indian architecture from the second half of the nineteenth century. Although picturesque views, scientific records of an architectural past, political...
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Meditations on Piero: Sculptures by Geoffrey Smedley
A group of works by the contemporary British Canadian sculptor Geoffrey Smedley present an opportunity to explore the links between architecture and geometry, cosmology, surveying, and human anatomy. Smedley was initially inspired by the attempts of the Renaissance artist Piero...
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Mies van der Rohe: The Difficult Art of the Simple
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe emigrated from Germany to the United States in 1938, when he was already in his fifties and one of the recognized masters of his profession. This introduction to the critical work of Mies’s North American...
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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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Tracking Images: Melvin Charney
The Montréal-based Canadian artist and architect Melvin Charney describes the history of modern architecture as a series of significant monuments that have been reproduced and documented. Here, the unexpected events transmitted by wire-service news photographs—selected, classified into various thematic areas,...
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Shaping the Great City: Modern Architecture in Central Europe, 1890–1937
Shaping the Great City looks at modern architecture and the city in a vast geographical area over nearly fifty years of tumultuous social and political change, bringing to light architectural developments that are only now emerging as subjects for international...
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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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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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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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Montréal Metropolis, 1880–1930
The fifty years between 1880 and 1930 were extraordinarily prosperous for the industrialized world and a great period of wealth especially for Montréal. A prime juncture for trade by both transcontinental rail and European sea links, a headquarters for national...
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Toy Town
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Toy Town
Toy Town looks at what toys tell us about our concept of community, some reflecting ideals of urban order, while others simply evoke a “childlike” sense of a generic town.Essays by Cammie McAtee and Peter SmithsonGraphic design by Glenn Goluska...
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