Canadian Center for Architecture, Montreal

Canadian Center for Architecture, Montreal

In keeping with Canada’s impressive architectural tradition, the Canadian center for Architecture was constructed in 1979 by Phyllis Lambert. This is a renowned museum and research center that promotes public understanding and advances knowledge. CCA is also vocal about widening debate and thought on architectural history, practice, theory and its societal relevance.

Canadian center for Architecture has a huge collection of relevant material and provides a host of research opportunities apart from conducting many programs and exhibitions. CCA is instrumental in motivating and inspiring design practice and innovation in architecture.

If you are interested in architecture, CCA is a must visit destination on your trip to Montreal. Check out the unique and extensive range of international research publications, plans, drawings, conceptual studies, architectural archives, photographs, prints, models and related ephemera and artifacts. CCA skillfully documents world architectural culture through its collection starting from the Renaissance period to the present day.

Founder Phyllis Lambert initiated this project that went on to act as a guiding force for interdisciplinary advanced research aimed at revealing the transforming thought and character of the world of architecture.

The year 1997 saw the inauguration of CCA Study center. This institute encourages interdisciplinary research in architectural practice and thought at the international level.

Operation Hours: Wednesday: 11 am - 6 pm; Thursday: 11 am - 9 pm; Friday - Sunday: 11 am - 6 pm.
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Sight Location: Montreal, Canada
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