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Centre canadien d'architecture/Canadian Centre for Architecture : building and gardens

Author: Larry Richards
Publisher: Montréal : The Centre ; Cambridge, Mass. : Distributed by the MIT Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To mark the 1989 opening of the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal, this book documents the building designed for a unique institution: a museum and study center whose collection of  Read more...

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Centre canadien d'architecture.
Centre canadien d'architecture/Canadian Centre for Architecture.
Montréal : The Centre ; Cambridge, Mass. : Distributed by the MIT Press, 1989
(OCoLC)556528217
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Richards
ISBN: 0920785123 9780920785126 0262680580 9780262680585
OCLC Number: 18959545
Notes: Text in English.
Cover title: Canadian Centre for Architecture.
Description: 164 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Preface / Larry Richards --
Introduction / Phyllis Lambert --
Storehouses of knowledge : the origins of the contemporary architectural museum / John Harris --
Design imperatives / Phyllis Lambert --
An interview with Peter Rose / George Baird and Chantal Pontbriand --
A garden for the Canadian Centre for Architecture / Melvin Charney --
Critical classicism and the restoration of architectural consciouness / Larry Richards --
The CCA site : an illustrated chronology, 1694-1988 / Robert Lemire --
Building and gardens : participants, chronology, and specifications / Helen Malkin.
Other Titles: Canadian Centre for Architecture.
Centre canadien d'architecture.
Responsibility: edited by Larry Richards ; introduction by Phyllis Lambert.
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