Canadian Centre for Architecture
1920 Baile Street
Montréal H3H 2S6
The CCA is an international research institution based on the fundamental premise that architecture is a public concern. It was founded in 1979 by Phyllis Lambert as a new type of cultural institution, with the specific aim of increasing public awareness of the role of architecture in contemporary society and promoting scholarly research in the field.
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From May 1 to October 7 2018Utopie Radicali: Florence 1966–1976 addresses the idea of utopia as a tool for social critique, by bringing together the projects and archives of Florentine protagonists Archizoom, Remo Buti, 9999, Gianni Pettena, Superstudio, UFO, and Zziggurat, whose radical work are on view together for the first time in North America.
From March 22 to September 2 2018The exhibition is organized under six themes: “Designing Instruments, “Measuring Movement,” “Visualizing Forces,” “Testing Animals,” “Building Models,” and “Observing Behaviour.” Each of these themes is presented by pairing one historical case study from science with one from architecture.