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BUILDING
 
 
Habitat 67
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DESIGNER
 
 
Moshe Safdie

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CONTEXT
 
Relationship with the location
Habitat 67, Moshe Safdie with David, Barott, Boulva, Jacques David, Peter Barott, Pierre Boulva, Montreal
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DESCRIPTION
 
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Habitat 67, Moshe Safdie with David, Barott, Boulva, Jacques David, Peter Barott, Pierre Boulva, Montreal
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MATERIALS
 
prefabricated concrete

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LOCATION
 
Continent
North America
Nation
Canada
Province
Quebec
Region
Montreal
Town
Montreal
Address
2600, avenue Pierre Dupuy
 
 
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MAP
 
 
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TYPOLOGY
 
Main
ARCHITECTURE
Residential buildings
Multiple dwelling

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE AND NATURAL ENVIRONMENTS
Landscape architecture
Private gardens

TOWN PLANNING AND URBAN DESIGN
New settlements
Experimental settlements
Urban design and urban renovation
Residential areas, blocks and districts
Additional
ARCHITECTURE
Education buildings
Schools
Buildings for offices and professional practises
Offices
Commercial buildings
Shops
Transport buildings and structures
Garages, car parking, etc.
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1964 - 1965    
Realisation
1965 - 1967
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THE BUILDING IN CINEMA
 
Title
  Blades of Glory
Directed by
Josh Gordon, Will Speck
Nationality
USA
Year of production
2007
Cast
Will Ferrell, Jon Heder, Will Arnett, Amy Poehler, William Fichtner, Jenna Fischer, Romany Malco, Craig T. Nelson
Building's role
Appreciable
Title
  Eternal
Directed by
Wilhelm Liebenberg, Federico Sanchez
Nationality
Canada
Year of production
2004
Cast
Sarah Manninen, Caroline Néron, Victoria Sanchez, Conrad Pla
Building's role
Marginal
Title
  The Disappearance
Directed by
Stuart Cooper
Nationality
United Kingdom, Canada
Year of production
1977
Cast
Donald Sutherland, Francine Racette, David Hemmings, John Hurt, David Warner, Peter Bowles, Virginia McKenna, Christopher Plummer
Building's role
Appreciable
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Alex Klimoski, "Habitat 67, Montreal", Architectural Record 4/2017, april 2017, p. 260
Peggy Curran, "In Search of the Livable City", The Gazette, Montréal, 15 october 2007

tr.it.: "Voglio città vivibili!", Il Magazine dell'architettura 4, dicembre 2007, allegato a Il giornale dell'architettura 57, dicembre 2007, p. 28 (28-30)
"Expo 67 revisited", Canadian Architect 8/2007, august 2007, pp. 8, 40-44, 50
Ian Chodikoff, "Viewpoint", Canadian Architect 8/2007, august 2007, p. 8 (8, 40-44, 50)
Annmarie Adams, "Report: learning from Expo", Canadian Architect 8/2007, august 2007, pp. 40-42 (8, 40-44, 50)
Joseph Baker, "The ambitious Expo", Canadian Architect 8/2007, august 2007, pp. 43-44 (8, 40-44, 50)
Moshe Safdie, "In Habitat", Canadian Architect 8/2007, august 2007, p. 50 (8, 40-44, 50)
B. Gopnick, M. Sorkin, Moshe Safdie. Habitat '67. Montreal, Testo&Immagine, "Universale di Architettura. I Capolavori", Torino 1998Moshe Safdie. Habitat '67. Montreal, Testo & Immagine
Joseph Baker, "Inhabiting Habitat", Canadian Architect 8/1997, august 1997, pp. 30-32
Bruno Zevi, Spazî dell'architettura moderna, Einaudi, Torino 1973, tav. 668-669 [XII. La terza età: itinerarî degli anni cinquanta-ottanta]
John Kettle (ed.), Moshe Safdie. Beyond Habitat, M.I.T. Press, Cambridge (MA) 1970Moshe Safdie. Beyond Habitat
Abraham Rogatnick, "Expo 67, The Past Recupered", Lotus 5, gennaio/january 1969, pp. 20-23 (12-33)
Piero Sartogo, "Habitat 67. Analisi di una esperienza", Casabella 320, dicembre 1967, pp. 52-53
James Albert Murray, "Habitat 67, Montreal", Canadian Architect, october 1967, pp. 31-45
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EXHIBITIONS
 
 
Habitat 67 vers l’avenir. The Shape of Things to Come, Montréal, Centre de design de l’UQAM, 1 june / 13 august 2017
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ADDITIONS AND DIGRESSIONS
 
 
1966
Moshe Safdie at Habitat
Habitat 67, Moshe Safdie with David, Barott, Boulva, Jacques David, Peter Barott, Pierre Boulva, Montreal
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CLIENT
 
 
Canadian Corporation for the 1967 World Exhibition
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AMOUNT
 
 
$ 13,500,000
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Consistence
158 residential units
Floors
12 levels
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STRUCTURES
 
 
August Komendant
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STAFF
 
Project
Moshe Safdie
Associate designers
John B. Parkin
David, Barott, Boulva
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CREDITS
 
 
Photos © Timothy Hursley, Studio Graetz, Ingi Finnsson
Drawings © Moshe Sadie
Courtesy of Collection of Safdie Architects | Centre de design de l’UQAM | v2com

Habitat 67, Moshe Safdie with David, Barott, Boulva, Jacques David, Peter Barott, Pierre Boulva, Montreal



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