‘More Than 50 Percent Of My Work Is Unbuilt’ says Moshe Safdie in new Time-Space-Existence video

            <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/jp/jpy4c3l1z3kxk7io.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" />After half a century working in architecture, <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/106501/safdie-architects" rel="nofollow" >Moshe Safdie</a> remains one of the world&rsquo;s most influential modernists. Winner of the prestigious <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/64991/aia-gold-medal" rel="nofollow" >AIA Gold Medal</a>, Safdie is known for his environmentally-ambitious projects and bold forms. In this new short video from the <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/1038019/time-space-existence" rel="nofollow" >Time-Space-Existence</a> series, produced by&nbsp;<a href="https://plane-site.com/" rel="nofollow" >PLANE&mdash;SITE</a>, Safdie ponders on his own legacy and that of his <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/97004/habitat-67" rel="nofollow" >Habitat 67</a>, the designs that will never be built, and what he believes has made his work so timeless.
Columbus Center (unbuilt). Courtesy of Safdie Architects.
National Library of Israel (unbuilt). Courtesy of Safdie Architects.
Born in 1938 in Haifa, Moshe Safdie is an Israeli-Canadian architect, urban planner, and educator. After graduating in Architecture from McGill University in Montreal, Safdie was an apprentice to Louis Kahn. Safdie is most well-known for his iconic, cellular and prefabricated units for living, Habitat 67, designed early in his career in 1967. Shortly afterward, in he established a Jerusalem off...

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