Central House of architect located in the center of Moscow in picturesque Grenade Alley, near the two historical areas - Kudrinskaya and Nikitsky Gate. CDA is a complex of three buildings built at different times, but combined into a single structure - Mansion A. Lehman (late 19th century), the central part (1938-41 gg.), And the new building (1970s). The complex consists of several exhibition and conference halls, chamber lounges, a restaurant, a lobby bar, as well as other facilities.
Events in the Central house of the architect aimed primarily at promoting the historical and modern architecture, urban planning, landscape and interior design, as well as professional and social activities of the Union of Moscow Architects (UIA). There is not only the leading Russian architects, but also the "star" of world architects - Zaha Hadid, Arata Isozaki, Bjarke Ingels, Rem Koolhaas, Massimiliano Fuksas and many others.
Apart from the main core activities in the Central House of Architects conducted activities related to other areas of art, as well as educational, scientific and educational spheres. With concerts are performed at the State Academic Symphony Orchestra. Tchaikovsky conducted by Vladimir Fedoseyev and Peter Nalitch and Friends. In the exhibition halls of the Central House of architect held numerous exhibitions.