Canadian Centre for Architecture
Part of:
  • Gene Summers (creator)
  • Ridgway Ltd. (architectural firm)
  • Gene Summers (archive creator)

Canadian Centre for Architecture


circa 1981

Level of archival description:
File 22
Extent and medium:
  • 21 photomontages, 4 reprographic copies
Scope and content:
At the request of the firm's president, Phyllis Lambert, Ridgway Ltd. began preliminary design work in 1981 on the Canadian Centre for Architecture, an institution devoted to the study of architecture. Ultimately, the Ridgway proposal for the CCA was not retained. The project, completed in 1989, was designed by Peter Rose with Phyllis Lambert, consulting architect, and Erol Argun, associate architect.
Reference number:


The records in this project series has been arranged by material type.

Montréal Island of Montréal Québec Canada

Related units of description:
  • See also Series 1, Sub-series 2 for preliminary sketches of CCA furnishings.

Sign up to get news from us

Email address
First name
Last name
By signing up you agree to receive our newsletter and communications about CCA activities. You can unsubscribe at any time. For more information, consult our privacy policy or contact us.

Thank you for signing up. You'll begin to receive emails from us shortly.

We’re not able to update your preferences at the moment. Please try again later.

You’ve already subscribed with this email address. If you’d like to subscribe with another, please try again.

This email was permanently deleted from our database. If you’d like to resubscribe with this email, please contact us

Please complete the form below to buy:
[Title of the book, authors]
ISBN: [ISBN of the book]
Price [Price of book]

First name
Last name
Address (line 1)
Address (line 2) (optional)
Postal code
Email address
Phone (day) (optional)

Thank you for placing an order. We will contact you shortly.

We’re not able to process your request at the moment. Please try again later.

Folder ()

Your folder is empty.

Please complete this form to make a request for consultation. A copy of this list will also be forwarded to you.

Your contact information
First name:
Last name:
Phone number:
Notes (optional):
We will contact you to set up an appointment. Please keep in mind that your consultation date will be based on the type of material you wish to study. To prepare your visit, we'll need:
  • — At least 2 weeks for primary sources (prints and drawings, photographs, archival documents, etc.)
  • — At least 48 hours for secondary sources (books, periodicals, vertical files, etc.)