Montréal, 19 September 2014 – The Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) welcomes participants of the 17th bi-annual International Confederation of Architectural Museums (icam). Taking place in Montreal from Sunday 21 to Wednesday 24 September and in New York from 25 to 28 September, the conference is hosted by the CCA – one of the founding members of icam – the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and the Avery Library of Columbia University in New York.
Greg Lynn (Greg Lynn FORM office, Los Angeles) will deliver the opening lecture on digitally designed architecture on Monday 22th at 9:30 A.M. The same day at 3 P.M., another important lecture entitled Canadian Architecture: Responses to Modernism by Brigitte Shim (University of Toronto / Shim-Sutcliffe Architects) will take place. The full program is available online: www.icam-web.org
During this event, close to 100 directors and representatives from the world’s leading institutions will meet to discuss best practices and trends in the architectural museum world.
icam is dedicated to fostering links between all those interested in promoting the better understanding of architecture. icam and its members aim to preserve the architectural record, raise the quality and protection of the built environment, foster the study of architectural history in the interest of future practice, stimulate the public appreciation of architecture and promote the exchange of information and professional expertise.