Exhibitions

Arvida, City of aluminum


A true social and industrial utopia, the town of Arvida is the ultimate achievement of 19th– and 20th-century urban planning theories. It is the result of decades of research on housing, living conditions and planned industrial towns. Devised by renowned urban planners and architects, Arvida was born of an exchange of influences, and the construction techniques used during the building...

Arvida, City of aluminum In the foreground are the offices of the Aluminum Company of Canada, in the background, Arvida Hospital. Source : Sir William Price Heritage Center
In the foreground are the offices of the Aluminum Company of Canada, in the background, Arvida Hospital. Source : Sir William Price Heritage Center