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The Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) is an international research centre and museum founded by Phyllis Lambert in 1979 on the conviction that architecture is a public concern.


Architecture in Uniform: Designing and Building for the Second World War

13 April to 18 September 2011 by curator Jean-Louis Cohen.

Architecture in Uniform At left, the crumbled ruins of Guernica after the April 1937 Nazi terror bombings. At right, two women in Hiroshima sometime after the dropping of the atom bomb in August 1945.

A cylindrical room is decorated with the portraits of 34 architects who worked during the war, on both sides of the conflict.

Ford Motors bomber factory by Albert Kahn Associates, view of the drafting room, 1942. Photograph by Hedrich-Blessing.

Speed Limits

May 20 – October 12, 2009