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Canadian Modern Architecture

Canadian Modern Architecture

A Fifty Year Retrospective, from 1967 to the Present

Princeton Architectural Press

Edited by Elsa Lam, Edited by Graham Livesey, Foreword by Kenneth Frampton


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Canada’s most distinguished architectural critics and scholars offer fresh insights into the country’s unique modern and contemporary architecture. Beginning with the nation’s centennial and Expo 67 in Montreal, this fifty-year retrospective covers the defining of national institutions and movements, how Canadian architects interpreted major external trends, regional and indigenous architectural tendencies, and the influence of architects in Canada’s three largest cities—Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. Co-published with Canadian Architect, this comprehensive reference book is extensively illustrated and includes fifteen specially commissioned essays.

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Size: 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 in;
Pages: 544 pp;
Format: Hardcover
Publication: November 2019
ISBN: 9781616896454
Elsa Lam is editor of Canadian Architect magazine and is based in Toronto. She holds a doctorate in architectural history from Columbia University.

Graham Livesey is a professor in the Master of Architecture Program (Faculty of Environmental Design) at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada.