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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Prospects Beyond Futures, Counterculture White Meets Red Power
In the second volume of the CCA Singles series, Robert J. Kett revisits the Indigenous occupation of Alcatraz Island from 1969 to 1971 and uncovers other designs for the Rock from within the counterculture.   This book is the result...
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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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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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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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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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Houses For Sale
There are all kinds of houses—big houses, little houses, strange houses, old houses… But how do you decide which one is just right for you... In Houses for Sale a family travels through architectural history searching for their perfect home....
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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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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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Zaha Hadid, Phaeno Science Center
In this publication Greg Lynn, Christos Passas, and Patrik Schumacher discuss Zaha Hadid Architects’ Phaeno Science Centre, a project that combined the organizational parameters of landscape architecture with digital tools of representation and fabrication to build one of the largest...
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Peter Eisenman - Biozentrum
This publication presents Peter Eisenman’s Biozentrum project, an expansion of Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, from 1987.In the competition brief, the program of the complex included biotechnology, molecular biology and biochemistry research laboratories and support spaces. The design process...
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The Museum Is Not Enough
The Museum Is Not Enough is the result of collective reflections on architecture, contemporary social concerns, institutions, and the public undertaken by the CCA in recent years. Building on years of thematic investigations and of a continued questioning of the role...
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The Natural Forces Laboratory: Ralph Knowles and the Instrumentalized Studio
The first in the Studies in the Design Laboratory epub series produced by the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and the CCA, this publication finds an origin of computational design in the work of Ralph Knowles at the Natural...
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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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CCA Tote - 2020 edition
A sturdy canvas bag for toting your most valued possessions, featuring two sets of straps: one over-the-shoulder, the other hand-held. The 2020 edition includes an interior pocket for keeping your phone and keys handy. Available while supplies last. Made in...
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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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CCA Tote - 2021 edition
A sturdy canvas bag for toting your most valued possessions, featuring two sets of straps: one over-the-shoulder, the other hand-held. Available while supplies last. Made in Canada for the CCA40 x 30 x 8,5 cm (15.5” x 12” x 3,3 ”)...
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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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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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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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Neil Denari, Interrupted Projections
This publication presents Interrupted Projections, an exhibition by Neil Denari at TOTOGALLERY・MA in Tokyo in 1996. Denari realized in built form the spatial character of his drawings and digital renderings of continuous curved surfaces, blending floor, wall, and ceiling. He...
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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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KOL/MAC - O/K Apartment
This publication presents Testa & Weiser’s Carbon Tower, a prototype for a forty-storey building made almost entirely of carbon fibre. The project exploits the affinities between two technologies that were rapidly advancing during the early 2000s: scripting and fibre-reinforced composite...
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Shoei Yoh - Sports Complex Galaxy Toyama / Odawara Gymnasium
This publication presents Sports Complex, Galaxy Toyama and Odwawara Gymnasium, two projets from the early 1990s by Japanese Architect Shoei Yoh.For these two large public gymnasium facilities, developed in the same period around 1991, Shoei Yoh paid special attention to...
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