The CCA exhibition program forges links between architectural thinking and practice, addressing contemporary issues via historical perspectives and an engagement with social, environmental, and political themes.

The SAAL Process

12 May to 4 October 2015


“The Right to a Place, the Right to the City” Born out of the Portuguese revolution of 25 April 1974, SAAL―the Serviço Ambulatório de Apoio... read more

Jai Tech: Ábalos & Herreros selected by Juan José Castellón

24 May to 12 July 2015


Light construction is a concept that, in the field of architecture, has been commonly associated with the heroic aspiration of constructing...read more

The CCA in photographs, 1987–2015

Opens 22 April 2015 Hall Cases


When the Canadian Centre for Architecture building was conceived and designed as an addition to the nineteenth-century Shaughnessy House...read more

selections from exhibitions

To look at most architecture today is to be left wanting. Normalized forms smooth over cultural differences, seemingly intent on vacating... read more

Media and Machines marks the second phase of the research project initiated with the 2013 exhibition Archaeology of the Digital. Curated by... read more

A translation can often bring out the deep, innermost nature of a culture that cannot be transferred from one linguistic context to another... read more

The mound of Vendôme is a seemingly simple yet provocative artifact: an earthwork that became a central part of a radical attempt to transform... read more