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MOSHE SAFDIE., Kohn, Wendy, editor.  (Moshe Safdie, Michael Sorkin, Paul Goldberger, Peter G. Rowe, Witold Rybczynski.)

Author Name    Kohn, Wendy, editor. (Moshe Safdie, Michael Sorkin, Paul Goldberger, Peter G. Rowe, Witold Rybczynski.)

Title   MOSHE SAFDIE.

Book Condition   Very Good+

Jacket Condition   Very Good+

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   London Academy Editions 1996

ISBN Number    1854904531 / 9781854904539

Inscription   Signed by Author

Seller ID   27912

344 pp, folio (13 1/4" H). Signed on half title page: "Moshe Safdie / March 1997". "Influenced by the diverse cultures of Canada, Israel and the USA, Moshe Safdie's architecture displays a richly evolving tectonic and spatial sensibility. During 30 years of practice, he has designed public institutions, housing and mixed-use complexes, and developed designs for both existing urban districts and entirely new citities. In this monograph more than 40 of his projects are illustrated with spectacular photography, original design sketches and text. These works include his seminal Habitat project for the Canadian Expo '67, the National Gallery of Canada, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and Vancouver's Library Square in Caada; the Yad Vashem Children's Holocaust Memorial, the Restoration of the Jewish Quarter, Mamilla Center and Hebrew Union College in the city of Jerusalem; the Skirball Museum and Cultural Center in Los Angeles; and the urban designs for Montreal, Senegal, Singapore and the new city of Modi'in in Israel. Together, they demonstrate the depth of Safdie's work, and an architectural vocabulary full of light and colour. In his essay 'The Language and Medium of Architecture' and in an interview with Wendy Kohn, Moshe Safdie discusses his architecture and influences. Each of the essays, by Michael Sorkin, Paul Goldberger, Witold Rybczynski and Peter G. Rowe, covers a different facet of Safdie's architectural oeuvre." Two tiny dents at top edge of rear board, very minor edge wear. Dust jacket has light rubbing, minor edge wear/wrinkling.

20th  Century  Architecture,  Architects,  Habitat  '67,  Jerusalem,  Habitat  Puerto  Rico,  Tropaco  Resort,  Israel,  Israeli,  New  York,  San  Francisco,  Pompidou  Center,  Yeshiva  Porat  Yosef,  Western  Wall  Precinct,  Jewish  Quarter,  Hosh,  Block  38  Housing,  Aish  Hatorah,  Mamilla,  Hebrew  Union  College,  Yad  Vashem  Children's  Holocaust  Memorial,  Supreme  Court,  Transport,  Damascus  Gate,  Ardmore  Habitat,  Kibbutz  Idmit,  Callahan  Residence,  Esplanade  Apartments,  Quebec  Museum  Of  Civilisation,  National  Gallery  Canada,  Montreal  Fine  Arts,  Ballet  Opera  House,  Ottawa  City  Hall,  Contemporary  Art,  Roca  Raton,  Industrial  Design,  Architecture  And  Contemporary  Art,  Sinai  Temple,  Fort  Center,  Morgan  Hall,  Harvard,  Neve  Ofer  Community  Centeer,  Rosovsky  Hall,  Superconducting  Super  Collider,  Skirball,  Columbus,  Library  Square,  Keur  Farah  Pahlavi,  Old  Port  Montreal,  Simpang  New  Town,  Singapore,  Modi'in,  Wichita,  Kansas,  British  Columbia,  Los  Angeles,  Waxahachie,  Texas,  Tel  Aviv,  Boston,  Massachusetts,  Chicago,  Stuttgart,  Toronto. 

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