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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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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Scenes of the World to Come: European Architecture and the American Challenge, 1893–1960
Tracing the origins of Americanism back to the late nineteenth century, Scenes of the World to Come focuses on the European discovery of the American city—with its grand hotels, skyscrapers, and massive industrial plants, its new-found sense of efficiency and...
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Rooms You May Have Missed: Umberto Riva, Bijoy Jain
Rooms You May Have Missed presents two unexpected stories of architectural attitudes that start unfolding from the interior. On one side, Umberto Riva offers a radical rethinking of the elements associated with everyday inhabitation and a continual questioning of “modern” precepts;...
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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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Looking Through: Le Corbusier Windows
Takashi Homma first encountered the work of Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret in Chandigarh in 2013, while producing photographs commissioned by the CCA, some of which are included in this book. Following that experience, he decided to research and photograph...
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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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The university is now on air, broadcasting modern architecture
The university is now on air, broadcasting modern architecture examines a key experiment by The Open University to mobilize new media environments for distance and adult education. Eight episodes written by Joaquim Moreno, conversations with Tim Benton, Nick Levinson, Adrian Forty,...
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Luigi Ghirri/Aldo Rossi: Things Which Are Only Themselves
This publication examines the presence and role of photography in the process of design and the uses of photography as a personal effect of the architect’s consciousness and subconscious.Focused visual essays investigate the ideas and effects of photography in relation...
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When Is the Digital in Architecture?
When is the digital in architecture? What are the conditions that led architects to integrate digital tools into their practices? Over the course of the Archaeology of the Digital research program, the CCA has collected the archival records of twenty-five...
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The Anatomy of the Architectural Book
The Anatomy of the Architectural Book examines the relationships between book culture and building culture, making visible the axes along which architectural knowledge circulates through books into buildings and back.   Richly illustrated with samples from the CCA library, the volume...
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CCA on View
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CCA on View
CCA on View is a visual guidebook to the exhibitions produced by the Canadian Centre for Architecture since its founding in 1979. From The Preservation and Conservation of Prints and Drawings of Ernest Cormier (1885–1980), mounted in the lobby of the Canadian...
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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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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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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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The Architecture of Reassurance: Designing the Disney Theme Parks
In 1955, Walt Disney opened Disneyland, the world’s first “theme park.” Disney’s distinctive approach to representing the past, present, and future in concrete form – using a variety of architectural styles that simulated real or imaginary places – has also...
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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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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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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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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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It’s All Happening So Fast: A Counter-History of the Modern Canadian Environment
This is a counter-history assembled out of the aspirations, alternative stories and contradictions behind the dominant notion of progress that has captivated our imagination and defined our relationship with the environment. In an age on unprecedented human impact on the...
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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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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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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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