Safdie, Moshe

(1938- )
   World-renowned architect, he was born in Haifa and educated and trained in North America. He established a name for himself as the creator of "Habitat 67" at the 1967 World's Fair Exposition in Montreal. He opened an office in Jerusalem in 1970 and became intimately involved with the rebuilding of the old city's Jerusalem Quarter and the integration of the old city with the modern new city. Over the years, his involvement expanded to include the planning of the new urban community of Modi'in, the new Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum, the Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Center, and Ben-Gurion Airport.

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  • SAFDIE, MOSHE — (1938– ), architect and urban designer. Safdie was born in Haifa. A youthful Zionist and socialist, he was dismayed when his family relocated to Montreal when he was 15. He graduated in architecture at McGill University in 1961 before moving to… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • SAFDIE, Moshe — (1938 )    After World War II, the need for inexpensive urban housing created innovative apartment designs based on the utopian urban ideals of Le Corbusier. Most of these urban apartment buildings were constructed using raw concrete formed in… …   Historical Dictionary of Architecture

  • Safdie, Moshe — born July 14, 1938, Haifa, Palestine Israeli Canadian architect. Educated at McGill University School of Architecture, Montreal, he began his career in the offices of Louis Kahn. His Habitat 67 was a bold experiment in prefabricated housing using …   Universalium

  • Safdie, Moshe — (n. 14 jul. 1938, Haifa, Palestina). Arquitecto israelí–canadiense. Formado en el colegio de arquitectos de la Universidad de McGill, en Montreal, comenzó su carrera en las oficinas de Louis Kahn. Su Hábitat 67, donde usó unidades modulares, fue… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Moshe Safdie — Born July 14, 1938 (1938 07 14) (age 73) Haifa, British Mandate of Palestine Na …   Wikipedia

  • Moshe Safdie — Mosche Safdie (hebräisch ‏משה ספדיה‎, * 14. Juli 1938 in Haifa (heute Israel)) ist ein Architekt und Städtebauer. Als Jugendlicher zog er mit seiner Familie nach Montréal, Kanada, ein Schritt, der ihm missfiel, da er Zionist und Sozialist war.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Safdie — Mosche Safdie (hebräisch ‏משה ספדיה‎, * 14. Juli 1938 in Haifa (heute Israel)) ist ein Architekt und Städtebauer. Als Jugendlicher zog er mit seiner Familie nach Montréal, Kanada, ein Schritt, der ihm missfiel, da er Zionist und Sozialist war.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • SAFDIE, SYLVIA — (1942– ), artist. The daughter of Leon and Rachel (Essen) Safdie, Sylvia Safdie was born in Aley ( Aleih), near beirut , Lebanon, into an artistic and literary family. Her brother Moshe safdie (1938– ) is a renowned architect. Her brother GABRIEL …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Safdie —   [ sæfdɪ], Moshe, kanadischer Architekt israelischer Herkunft, * Haifa 14. 7. 1938; eröffnete 1964 ein Büro in Montreal. 1979 wurde er Professor an der Harvard University School of Design. Safdie baute für die Weltausstellung 1967 in Montreal… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Moshe Safdie — Musée des beaux arts du Canada à Ottawa Moshe Safdie né à Haifa en Palestine mandataire le 14 juillet 1938 est un architecte et urbaniste. Il a étudié à l Université McGill …   Wikipédia en Français

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