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.

Photographing the Arab city in the 19th century

30 January to 25 May 2014 Octagonal gallery


In the 19th century the East represented the realm of exoticism, fantasy and mystery. Literature and painting in particular used the lands... read more

Archaeology of the Digital: Media and Machines

Opens 21 May 2014 Main Galleries


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

Old Books New Cities

12 December 2013 to 16 March 2014 Hall Cases


The pressing need to reconstruct cities after the Second World War and the sudden post-war rise in population led the public sector to assume...read more

selections from exhibitions

The beginning of the 1950s was a moment of global upheaval. From India to Morocco, from Guatemala to Indochina, the process of decolonization... read more

Curated by architect Greg Lynn, Archaeology of the Digital is conceived as an investigation into the foundations of digital architecture at... read more