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Humanizing Megascale: Moshe Safdie

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Humanizing Megascale: Moshe Safdie

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The Graham Foundation is pleased to present a talk by Moshe Safdie in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the architect’s design for Habitat ’67 in Montreal. Completed early in his career, this project initiated a series of Habitat housing developments in New York, Israel, San Juan, and Singapore, among other cities that strove to foster new forms of community—bringing together nature, culture, and privacy within the city. Safdie discusses the unique challenges of the Habitat projects, as well as how these ideas have continued to inform and shape his contemporary practice.

This talk coordinates with the Graham’s presentation of David Hartt’s exhibition in the forest, a meditative installation and film, which investigates Safdie’s unfinished Habitat Puerto Rico as it stands today.

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Details

Date:
October 30, 2017
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://grahamfoundation.org/public_events/5698-humanizing-megascale

Organizer

Graham Foundation
Phone:
(312) 787-4071
Email:
info@grahamfoundation.org
Website:
http://grahamfoundation.org/

Venue

Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts
4 W Burton Place
Chicago,ILUnited States
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