The Boston Society of Architects’ multifaceted exhibition chronicles the 2015 AIA Gold Medal winner’s half-century career with models, drawings, films, and more.
Moshe Safdie, FAIA’s design career had an early start. According to ARCHITECT contributing editor Karrie Jacobs’ article on the 2015 AIA Gold Medal winner, Safdie entered the design realm in the 1960s, when there was no shortage of innovative architects and designers practicing around the world. But the Israeli-born designer, who studied in Canada and now lives in Boston, stood out. One of his first built designs—Habitat ’67, a hybrid multifamily development, in Montreal—doubled as his undergraduate thesis from McGill University, in Montreal. It also set a precedent for the socially progressive and flexible designs for which he became known—and lauded—for in later years.
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