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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Montréal, Québec, Canadaen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1967 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorSafdie, Mosheen_US
dc.date1967en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-05-10T14:32:20Z
dc.date.available2013-05-10T14:32:20Z
dc.date.issued1967en_US
dc.identifier215223en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 228en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/122571
dc.descriptionFrontal view, from the Old Port, depicting one group of units; Safdie's first architectural success was Habitat '67, built for Expo '67 in Montreal. Although Habitat cannot be considered a pioneering work of industrialized reinforced concrete building, Safdie's contribution to this architectural method was to give new dimensions to living spaces by using interlocking units that contained their own support system. By eliminating the need for exterior skeletal support, he created an economically viable way to construct individualized homes that could adapt to any environment or individual, yet only require one basic unit of construction. Using a single box construction, Safdie created 158 homes in 15 different styles from 351 modular construction units. The result was a visually dramatic three-dimensional communal space (living units, lift shafts, streets, recreational space) where all the units participate in carrying the structural load. Source: Grove Art Online; http://www.groveart.com/ (accessed 12/9/2007)en_US
dc.format.mediumconcrete; glassen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectural exteriorsen_US
dc.subjectcontemporary (1960 to present)en_US
dc.subjectHousingen_US
dc.subjectModernisten_US
dc.subjectBrutalisten_US
dc.titleHabitat '67en_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A1-SM-H-A3en_US
vra.culturalContextCanadianen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypehousing projecten_US
vra.worktypeapartment houseen_US
vra.worktypeexhibition buildingen_US
dc.contributor.displayMoshe Safdie (Canadian architect, born 1938)en_US


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