Montréal, 11 September 2014 – The Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) continues to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its public opening with an ambitious exhibition and public programs fall calendar. Among the highlights is the feature exhibition entitled Rooms You May Have Missed: Bijoy Jain, Umberto Riva, which opens 4 November and curated by Mirko Zardini, CCA Director. Featuring architects Bijoy Jain (Studio Mumbai, India) and Umberto Riva (Milan, Italy), it is part of a series of exhibitions at the CCA conceived in collaboration with contemporary architects having distinct architectural practices and known for their innovative curatorial approaches. Other exhibitions include Found in Translation: Palladio and Jefferson as of 8 October, a project by Guido Beltramini and Filippo Romano, presenting recent photographic works by Romano on the architectural designs of Andrea Palladio (1508 – 1580) and Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826); and Megaform in Canada (as of today), which explores the concept of the megaform as introduced in Canada from the 1960’s onwards.
In addition, the CCA will deliver a dynamic program of public events, including the new series They want to speak with you and the continuation of the Learning From… series, which this year explores the Labrador Trough (Canada), Nairobi (Kenya), and Madrid (Spain).
Full press release: http://www.cca.qc.ca/system/files/265/original/CCA_pr_Fall_2014_f.pdf
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