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Centre canadien d'architecture

Works: 1,779 works in 2,873 publications in 3 languages and 20,316 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Exhibition, pictorial works  Biography  Bibliography  Architectural drawings  Art 
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Classifications: NA1088.M65, 720.92
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Architecture and cubism by David Cottington( )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 2,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fundamental tenet of the historiography of modern architecture holds that cubism forges a vital link between avant-garde practices in early twentieth-century painting and architecture
Designing Disney's theme parks : the architecture of reassurance by Centre canadien d'architecture( Book )

9 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Uniting a roster of authors chosen from wide-ranging disciplines, this study is the first to examine the influence of Disneyland on both our built environment and our architectural imagination. Tracing the relationship of the Disney parks to their historical forebears, it charts Disneyland's evolution from one man's personal dream to a multinational enterprise, a process in which the Disney "magic" has moved ever closer to the real world. Editor Karal Ann Marling, Professor of Art History and American Studies at the University of Minnesota, draws upon her pioneering work in the Disney archives to reconstruct and analyze the intentions and strategies behind the parks. She is joined by Marty Sklar, Vice Chairman and Principal Creative Executive of Walt Disney Imagineering, historian Neil Harris, art historian Erika Doss, geographer Yi-Fu Tuan, critic Greil Marcus, and architect Frank Gehry to provide a unique perspective on one of the great post-war American icons."--Jacket
Frank Lloyd Wright : designs for an American landscape, 1922-1932 by Anne Whiston Spirn( Book )

20 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the 1920s, as the five remarkable projects in this book show, Frank Lloyd Wright developed architectural prototypes of far-reaching consequence. None of these schemes - Doheny Ranch, the Lake Tahoe summer colony, and the A.M. Johnson desert compound, all in California, the Gordon Strong automobile objective in Maryland, and San Marcos in the Desert, a compound of hotel and houses in Arizona - were built. But in them, Wright explored advanced building technologies and untried geometric patterns, and conceived rural and suburban building complexes that restructured their sites in a manner calculated to heighten the grandeur of each location. Earlier designs had approached their settings more tentatively, with linkages achieved through architectural extensions that ranged over the terrain but left the sites themselves less changed. Now a new, more persuasive unity between building and site resulted, one in which roads and other movement systems were so skillfully integrated that results of unequaled scale and majesty were achieved. Wright continued to develop these ideas in many subsequent works, notably Taliesin and Taliesin West, his homes in Wisconsin and Arizona. In preparing their texts for this book, authors David G. De Long and Anne Whiston Spirn drew on a wealth of fresh archival sources as well as their investigation of the sites and of models constructed especially for this study. Their essays are illustrated with nearly 170 original drawings for the five schemes and related buildings, as well as Taliesin and Taliesin West, many of which are published here for the first time. In addition, a special portfolio of drawings, assembled by C. Ford Peatross, places Wright's designs of the 1920s in the context of the architectural representation of the automobile and the roadway through 1930, both in the U.S. and abroad, to illustrate the ways in which his architecture stood apart and was influential. Completing this handsome volume is Robert L. Sweeney's valuable detailed chronology of Wright's life and work between 1922 and 1932
Photography and architecture, 1839-1939 by Centre canadien d'architecture( Book )

10 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exhibits: Galerie Lemperz Contempora, Cologne, Sept.-Oct., 1982; The Art Institute of Chicago, May-June, 1983; Cooper-Hewitt Musem, New York, July-Oct., 1983; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, Feb.-May, 1984; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Sept.-Nov. 1984
The Palladian revival : Lord Burlington, his villa and garden at Chiswick by John Harris( Book )

16 editions published in 1994 in 3 languages and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It also charts the transformation of the grounds from seventeenth-century formality to eighteenth-century variety, reproducing rare garden studies by Kent, as well as numerous topographical views that record the transformation into an arcadian landscape. This book, which serves as the catalogue of an exhibition to be seen in Montreal, Pittsburgh and London, is richly illustrated with material still largely in the collection of Burlington's heirs, the Dukes of Devonshire, at Chatsworth
Mies in America by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe( Book )

11 editions published in 2001 in English and French and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This study of one of the 20th century's greatest architects re-evaluates the entire body of work undertaken by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe between his emigration to America in 1938 and his death in 1969. Based on considerable new research and bringing to light previously unstudied material - drawings and collages, photographs, project documents, letters, and extensive interviews with many of those who worked with Mies - this is the first study to make full and in-depth use of available archival material. Its nine essays, distinct in style of argumentation, focus, and ambition, constitute a new interpretation of a major figure in architectural history." "Mies in America offers readers a deeper immersion into Mies's thought than has been attempted before. Venturing a more complex response than the familiar reading of Mies as a grand master of modernism, these essays retrace the genesis of Mies's design in order to uncover his ambitions, investigate the implicit outlines of the Miesian city, follow the process of designing for America, and look at Mies as a touchstone for contemporary practice."--Jacket
Traces of India : photography, architecture, and the politics of representation, 1850-1900( Book )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published as an accompaniment to the exhibition organized by the Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal
The photographs of Édouard Baldus by Malcolm R Daniel( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book, the first to chronicle the life and career of this important artist, brings his work once more before the public
Architecture and its image : four centuries of architectural representation : works from the collection of the Canadian Centre for Architecture by Centre canadien d'architecture( Book )

12 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under the headings Architecture in Three Dimensions, Architecture in Place and Time, and Architecture in Process, essays by six scholars use the concept of serial imagery to explore the complex relationship between various types of architectural representations and their subject matter: projective drawings (Robin Evans), 19th-century urban survey photography (Eve Blau), the travel narratives of English architectural "explorers" from the mid-18th to the mid-19th century (Edward Kaufman), festival and theater architecture (William Alexander McClung), architectural publications, competitions, and exhibitions (Helene Lipstadt), and computer graphics (Robert Bruegmann)
Emerging Japanese architects of the 1990s( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kiyoshi Sey Takeyama / AMORPHE -- Norihiko Dan -- Hiroyaki Wakabayashi -- Hisashi Hara -- Atsushi Kitagawara
Mies by Detlef Mertins( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Arranged in chronological order, the book's five sections and its conclusion offer a synthetic portrait of Mies's career and reception, spanning sixty years, two continents and two world wars. The text tells a continuous story, however, most chapters focus on a significant work (the Seagram building or the IIT campus), allowing for an in-depth presentation of photographs and drawings; other chapters focus on a specific event in Mies's life (such Mies's time as the head of the Bauhaus)."--Résumé de l'éditeur
Scenes of the world to come : European architecture and the American challenge, 1893-1960 by Jean-Louis Cohen( Book )

14 editions published in 1995 in English and German and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eadweard Muybridge and the photographic panorama of San Francisco, 1850-1880 by David Harris( Book )

8 editions published in 1993 in English and German and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Harris, curator of the exhibition which this publication accompanies, examines in his essay the photographer's role in creating and imposing an aesthetic order upon the apparent haphazardness of the city, concentrating upon the technical and conceptual issues involved in making panoramas as well as the social and promotional uses which they served
Carlo Scarpa, architect : intervening with history by Carlo Scarpa( Book )

12 editions published in 1999 in 3 languages and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Between 1953 and 1978 the Italian architect Carlo Scarpa produced an incredibly varied range of works that challenge our notions of what modern architecture might be. Foremost in that work was the need to reconcile a wholehearted embrace of the new with the longstanding traditions of local craft and of universal practice to create an architecture that would clearly express its own machine-driven times without abandoning the psychic and sensual forces of place, materiality, and memory." "Carlo Scarpa, Architect: Intervening with History illustrates, through abundant reproductions of Scarpa's drawings, the ways the architect created a dialogue with light, space, and architecture within the historic fabric of Italian cities. Presenting these projects as they exist today, the patient eye of contemporary photographer Guido Guidi deepens our understanding of this timely approach to architectural dialogue."--Jacket
Exploring Rome : Piranesi and his contemporaries by Cara D Denison( Book )

14 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herzog & de Meuron : natural history by Herzog & de Meuron( Book )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and German and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Présente le travail des deux architectes suisses, à partir de 1978, date de leur premiers réalisations ensemble, jusqu'en 2002, selon 6 thématiques comme la transformation et l'aliénation ou les espaces entremêlés. Sont aussi mis en exerguent leurs sources d'inspiration et leurs conception de l'architecture, mis en scène à partir d'archives, part essentielle de leur processus de création architecturale
Sense of the city : an alternate approach to urbanism by Mirko Zardini( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How do we percieve the urban settings that constitute the habitat of an ever greater proportion of the world's population? In recent years, we have sought to better understand subtle, sensorial qualities of the urban environment, looking at how our perception, judgment, and toleration of these phenomena are culturally and historically determined. Challenging the dominance of vision, the essays brought together in this volume propose a new approach, a "sensorial urbanism" whose aim it is to analyze urban phenomena in terms of luminosity and darkness, seasons and climate, the smeel of the air, the material surfaces of the city, and sounds. Mirko Zardini persuasively argues that these modes of experiencing the urban environment, largely absent from discourse on the city today, allow us to scrutinize the urban from a fresh point of view. He brings into focus an uncharted landscape of interdisciplinary research exploring crucial moments when technological and social factors, as well as changing attitudes toward "progress" and "nature" have brought about shifts in the use of perception of the urban environment. With the essays of Wolfgang Schivelbusch, Norman Pressman, Emily Thompson, Constance Classen, and David Howes, like his own study on asphalt, the second crust of the earth, Zardini's project deftly inverts foreground and background, showing us how the broad range of sensorial phenomena touched on here have determined - and will continue to determine - urban life
Pietro Bracci and eighteenth-century Rome : drawings for architecture and sculpture in the Canadian Centre for Architecture and other collections by Elisabeth Kieven( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kieven and Pinto's book concludes with a catalogue raisonne of the entire corpus of drawings ascribed to Bracci and his son Virginio. In addition, their book illustrates all of Bracci's drawings and provides transcriptions of key documents."--Jacket
Parables and other allegories : the work of Melvin Charney, 1975-1990 by Melvin Charney( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Panthéon : symbole des révolutions : de l'église de la nation au temple des grands hommes( Book )

15 editions published in 1989 in French and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Designing Disney's theme parks : the architecture of reassurance
Designing Disney's theme parks : the architecture of reassuranceFrank Lloyd Wright : designs for an American landscape, 1922-1932The Palladian revival : Lord Burlington, his villa and garden at ChiswickMies in AmericaTraces of India : photography, architecture, and the politics of representation, 1850-1900The photographs of Édouard BaldusArchitecture and its image : four centuries of architectural representation : works from the collection of the Canadian Centre for ArchitectureEmerging Japanese architects of the 1990s
Alternative Names

C.C.A. (Centre canadien d'architecture)

C.C.A. [i.e. Centre canadien d'architecture]

Canadian center for architecture

Canadian centre for architecture

Canadian Centre for Architecture architecture museum and research institute in Montreal, Quebec

Canadian Centre for Architecture (Montréal)


CCA (Canadian Centre for Architecture)

CCA (Centre canadien d'architecture)

CCA [i.e. Centre canadien d'architecture]

Centre canadien d’architecture museo a Montréal

Centre canadien d'architecture.

Centre Canadien d'Architecture/Canadian Centre for Architecture

Centre canadien d'architecture (Montreal)

Centre for Architecture

Centre for Architecture, Montreal.

Centro Canadense de Arquitetura

Centro canadese di architettura.

Centro Canadiense de Arquitectura

Montréal (Canada)

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