Phyllis Lambert

Architect, lecturer, historian and critic of architecture and urbanism, Phyllis Lambert is Founding Director and Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) in Montreal. Lambert first made architectural history as the Director of Planning of the Seagram Building in New York (1954-58). She is recognized internationally for her contribution in advancing contemporary architecture, for her concern for the social issues of urban conservation and for the role of architecture in the public realm. Her publications include pioneering works on photography and architecture, on leading architects, as well as critical texts on Montreal and New York, and essays in journals including Any, Log, Grey Room and hunch.