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Khalsa Museum Most Visited in India

World Architecture Community


New attendance figures place the Khalsa Heritage Centre as the most visited museum in India. Over 10 million have visited in the past five years.

Moshe Safdie and Philippe de Montebello in conversation

NYC Arts


Moshe Safdie and Philippe de Montebello sit down to talk on the occasion of the Cooper Hewitt National Design Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Dezeen Top 10 Skyscrapers of 2016



A round-up of the most notable skyscrapers of 2016 features SkyHabitat in Singapore.

Sharp Magazine Winter 2016

Sharp Magazine


Simon Lewsen talks with Moshe Safdie about the imperatives of our global cities and how Habitat changed our view of "Man and His World".

Top Highrises of 2016

Blouin ArtInfo


SkyHabitat among the finalists for the International Highrise Award

Lobby Magazine, For Everyone a Garden

Lobby Magazine


Blending architecture and nature has been a common thread in Moshe Safdie's pursuits. Here he talks with Huda Toyob about his preoccupation with the spiritual imperatives of architecture.

Cultured Magazine

Cultured Magazine


Moshe Safdie talks with Dan Howarth on the occasion of winning a national design award for Lifetime Achievement from the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

Toronto Star

The Toronto Star


Joe Hall looks back at the remarkable legacy of Moshe Safdie and Raymond Moriyama and how Canada's big gambles paid off.

Jerusalem Post Moshe Safdie Continues to Build the Country He Loves

Jerusalem Post


Moshe talks with Daniel Eisenbud about his long-standing work in Israel.

Global Citizen at BSA Space


Global Citizen, the traveling exhibition that celebrates the diverse 50-year career of Moshe Safdie and the ideas that continues to inform the practice, is now on view at BSA Space, Boston. Through May 22, 2016. More than 30 models and a wide variety of media that illustrate the creative process are featured.

Global Citizen at National Academy Museum

Wallpaper Magazine


John Gendall celebrates the opening of Global Citizen at the National Academy Museum in New York City.

The National Medal of Honor Museum design video is now available


The National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation and Safdie Architects with Gallagher Associates are pleased to release the design video for the upcoming Medal of Honor Museum in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.

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Moshe Safdie's address to the 2015 AIA Convention


The 2015 AIA Gold Medal was conferred to Moshe Safdie, FAIA, on 14 May 2015. Here is the text of his remarks on the occasion, and a link to the video.

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A Conversation with Moshe Safdie, FAIA: 2015 Gold Medal Recipient


Moshe Safdie sits down with Michael Crosbie at the 2015 AIA Convention in Atlanta to discuss a transnational approach to architecture.

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Beyond Habitat: Interview with Moshe Safdie

Architectural Record


Architectural Record editor in chief Cathleen McGuigan interviews this year's AIA Gold Medal-winner, Moshe Safdie, about his projects, design process, global practice, and shirts.

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Sunday Review Download: Moshe Safdie

New York Times


Kate Murphy of the New York Times talks with Moshe Safdie about what interests him today in literature, music, film and other pursuits.

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Conversation: Citizen of the World



The theme of the 2014 Winter edition of ArchitectureBoston is "Global." Editor Renée Loth speaks with Moshe Safdie about the global role and reach of architecture.

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Water & Light: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art



Tribeza editor Paula Disbrowe visits Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and reports back on the architecture and art of the museum and the region. She also sits down with Moshe Safdie for a Q&A about his life, work, and the architecture of Crystal Bridges.

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Hidden spaces: The Class of 1959 Chapel at HBS

Harvard Gazette


The Harvard Gazette visits the Harvard Business School Class of 1959 Chapel and speaks with Agni Thurner, Manager of Executive Education Building Services, about the garden and sanctuary.

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The Architecture of Moshe Safdie: A Man of the World

CBS Sunday Morning


Martha Teischner visits with Moshe Safdie in his Boston office to talk about his life, work and design philosophy. The segment was filmed at locations including Habitat ’67 in Montreal, the Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort in Singapore, and the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, DC.

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Kauffman Center is named one of the world's 15 most spectacular concert halls

The Kansas City Star


The Kansas City Star reports on Hamburg-based Emporis, manager of a worldwide construction and real estate database, which recently named the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts one of the fifteen most spectacular concert halls in the world.

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Art Makes You Smart

The New York Times


Using Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art as the site of a social science experiment, researchers from the University of Arkansas and Rice University have shown a strong correlation between art education and a range of desirable outcomes.

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Moshe Safdie - Global Citizen

NUVO Magazine


Christopher Hume visits the Somerville, MA, office to interview Moshe Safdie about his life and work.

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Global Citizen



Katya Tylevich visits the Skirball Cultural Center to view the Moshe Safdie exhibition, currently on display through 2 March 2014. She talks with the architect about his work, which has spanned the globe for almost half a century.

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World's best airport plans to get even better

CNN Travel


The government of Singapore has announced plans for the expansion of Changi Airport, including the Safdie Architects-designed mixed-use facility known as "Project Jewel."

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Yad Vashem listed among world's Top 25 Museums by Trip Advisor

The Times of Israel


Yad Vahsem Holocaust Museum has won Trip Advisor’s Traveler’s Choice® 2013 award, placing fourth in the category Top 25 Museums in the World. Yad Vashem is also listed as the #1 tourist destination in Jerusalem.

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Happy birthday: Salt Lake City’s Main Library turns 10

The Salt Lake Tribune


The Salt Lake Tribune reviews the Salt Lake City Main Public Library and its impact on the city ten years after its completion.

A Look Back at Habitat ’67 with Moshe Safdie



Dwell Editor-in-Chief Amanda Dameron interviews Moshe Safdie about his design for Habitat ’67 and subsequent prefabricated housing projects.

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World Stage

The Age


A special magazine feature for The Age takes a closer look at the new design for the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music building at Monash University.

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Design vision for sustainable future

The Age


Moshe Safdie is interviewed by The Age about architecture, sustainability, and his new design for the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music at Monash University in Melbourne.

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A Humble Architect

The Walrus


Witold Rybczynski reviews the architecture of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas.

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2012 Design Awards

Architectural Lighting


The United States Institute of Peace and the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts have both received AL Light & Architecture Design Awards for Outstanding Achievement.

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Archaeology Quarter construction begins

The Jerusalem Post


Construction has begun on the new National Archaeology Quarter, located next to the Israel Museum in western Jerusalem.

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What is the Landmark of Marina Bay?



Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort is featured several times throughout A+U’s issue 501 featuring “Singapore: Capital City for Vertical Green.”

Habitat for Harmony

Vanity Fair


Moshe Safdie sits down with John Heilpern to discuss architecture, theory, and the state of the profession.

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World Renowned Architect Moshe Safdie Selected to Design Tallest Residential Building in Colombo

Lanka Business Today


Indocean Developers Private Ltd, a company of South City Projects Ltd., will develop a Safdie-designed residential project in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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MBS Awarded Green Mark Gold Award for Eco-friendly Practices

AsiaOne News


The Building and Construction Authority has awarded integrated resort Marina Bay Sands (MBS) the Green Mark Gold Award for its eco-friendly practices.

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Crystal Bridges opens its art to the heartland

Huff Post Travel


Chuck Bartles visits the new Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas, and offers a review of both its art and architecture.

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Crystal Bridges Museum - Safdie in Arkansas



Michael Cockram speaks with Moshe Safdie about the design of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, as well as project engineers and museum curators, in this review of the recently opened project in Bentonville.

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Israeli Architecture with Eastern Promise



Noam Dvir interviews Moshe Safdie about his current work, and especially his many recent and ongoing projects in Asia.

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How a New Museum is Changing Everything in Small-Town Arkansas

Huff Post Travel


Paul Brady discusses the positive impact that the new Crystal Bridges Museum of American is having on its hometown of Bentonville, Arkansas.

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Arts Center Reflects a New Dawn on the Prairie

The New York Times


New York Times music critic Zachary Woolfe reviews the recently-opened Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, Missouri.

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A Hinterland Beauty

The Economist


A review of the architecture and art of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

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Wal-Mart Heiress Brings Art Museum to the Ozarks

National Public Radio


Elizabeth Blair speaks with Moshe Safdie about the design of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and interviews Bentonville, Arkansas, residents, as well as museum director Don Bacigalupi, about the importance of Crystal Bridges to the Ozarks region.

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Art in the Ozarks

The Wall Street Journal


Holly Finn reviews the architecture and collection of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

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Spotlight on Design: Moshe Safdie

National Building Museum


In the lecture "Symbols in the Public Realm," at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC, on October 11, Moshe Safdie explored the creation of vital public spaces, capturing the essence of place, and building with a purpose through recent and upcoming projects, including the United States Institute of Peace.

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Wal-Mart Heiress, Warhol Dolly Parton, and Crystal Bridges



James Russell reviews the architecture and collection of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

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A Permanent Home for Peace

Architectural Record


Moshe Safdie’s United States Institute of Peace opens on the National Mall’s last buildable lot.

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First Look: Moshe Safdie’s Crystal Bridges Museum

Architectural Record


Weeks before its grand opening, Safdie gives a behind-the-scenes tour of Alice Walton’s museum of American art.

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Architect Safdie Makes Sure Everything Stays Up to Date in Kansas City

PBS NewsHour


Moshe Safdie and Jeffrey Brown discuss the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, the moral purpose of architecture, and the need for a building to reflect the cultural essence of its location while remaining timeless.

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Amid So Much War, How Do You Design A New U.S. Peace Center?


Moshe Safdie, the designer of the new United States Institute of Peace, discusses the challenges of designing a would-be icon of peace in a time of war.

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In Kansas City, an Arts Center Makes a Debut

New York Times


The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, a $326 million concrete-and-glass building designed by Moshe Safdie, opens September 16, 2011.

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Moshe Safdie with Charlie Rose

Charlie Rose Show (PBS)


Moshe Safdie and Charlie Rose discuss the challenges facing contemporary architecture, as well as individual projects and the thinking behind them.

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Walton-backed Museum Sends Ripples Across USA

USA Today


Strip malls and office parks line the landscape of this northwest Arkansas city at the foot of the Ozark Mountains.

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Inside the Box



Habitat 67 is Montreal's iconic residential housing complex that looks like a precarious pile of concrete boxes spread over a landfill site on the outskirts of downtown Montreal.

Alice's Wonderland

The New Yorker


A Walmart heiress builds a museum in the Ozarks.

Viewpoint: What Makes an Ideal City?

BBC News


No idea is more elusive and tantalising than what makes the ideal city.

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A Billionaire's Eye for Art Shapes Her Singular Museum

The New York Times


The era of the world-class museum built by a single philanthropist in the tradition of Isabella Stewart Gardner, John Pierpont Morgan Jr. and Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney may seem to have passed, but Alice L. Walton is bringing it back.

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Designing for Dignity

The Christian Science Monitor


It may be the Chinese Year of the Rabbit, but 2011 is a bullish year for world-renowned architect Moshe Safdie, whose audacious creations are more jaw-dropping than flop-eared.

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ArtScience Museum

Architecture & Culture (Korea)


For the promontory at Marina Bay, the centerpiece of downtown Singapore, the Government of Singapore mandated an iconic cultural building.

In Conversation with Moshe Safdie

Elle Decor (India)


Constantly redefining and reconfiguring the rules of design, he's the vanguard of its changing face, while keenly shaping the its future with projects around the globe.

Architecture in Bloom: Singapore's ArtScience Museum

TIME Magazine


Singapore's newest museum doesn't dwell on the alleged dichotomy between art and science.

Architectural Extrovert



"In architecture, the idea of imposing a signature style - be it in Barcelona or Nigeria - has become a very powerful force," says Moshe Safdie, founder of the Boston-based firm Safdie Architects, "and I just never felt part of it," he admits.

15 Minutes With… Moshe Safdie, Master Architect of Marina Bay Sands


Chatting to Moshe Safdie, the master architect of Marina Bay Sands, is an exercise in intellectual humility.

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ArtScience Museum In Singapore


The design of the Museum is composed of two principle parts.

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Moshe Safdie, architect and global citizen

Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs


Had Moshe Safdie become a farmer, some of the most striking buildings on the planet might never have been built.

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ArtScience Museum Designed by Architect Moshe Safdie Opens at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore


The ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands, conceptualized and designed by architect Moshe Safdie as the first museum dedicated to the dynamic interplay between art and science, will open to the public on February 19, 2011.

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Bloom on the Bay

The Straits Times


The top-heavy ArtScience Museum, which looks like an 'upside-down' building, was a challenge to build.

The Welcoming Hand of Singapore

World Architecture News


Lotus-inspired ArtScience Museum to open at Marina Bay Sands complex in Singapore.

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Safdie Architects among Tender Creative's Top 10 Most Innovative Architecture Firms


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Studio Visit - Moshe Safdie and Associates

The Architect's Newspaper


In 1971, Moshe Safdie was one of the most famous architects in the world. He was only 33, but his face appeared on the cover of Newsweek as the designer of Habitat for he 1967 World Expo in Montreal.

Eleanor Roosevelt College


The Eleanor Roosevelt College, an undergraduate campus at University of California San Diego, creates a home for a college which had previously been spread throughout the campus, lacking a cohesive unity.

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Asia Modern



Things are looking up-in some cases, way up-when it comes to the latest wave of hotel design in the megacities of Shanghai, Bangkok, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Marina Bay Sands - Singapore

Sleeper Magazine


Leading a team of interior designers, with contributions from firms such as CL3, Rockwell Group and Hirsch Bedner, acclaimed architect Moshe Safdie has conceived an iconic structure that will surely come to define modern Singapore.

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Marina Bay Sands

Architect Magazine


The architect’s Boston-area firm has five large-scale projects scheduled for completion this year...the Marina Bay Sands resort in Singapore is one of the most ambitious...

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Case Study: Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

CTBUH Journal


While a skyscraper can be defined as a tower that primarily stands out for being tall, Marina Bay Sands is an example of a new and yet nameless type of tall building.

10 Best Architectural Moments 2001-2010

The Huffington Post


With the year and the decade soon ending, we're dedicating this final Design Thursday in 2010 to an assessment of the best architecture and interiors of the decade (2001-2010), and likewise providing some thoughts on what you can expect in 2011 and soon thereafter.

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A Building That Will Earn $1 Billion a Year, Built in Just Five

Fast Company's Co.Design


There's a lot to be said for an economy where pesky barriers like democracy don't block the way for major real estate deals.

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Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City is taking shape



The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is a new center for music, opera, theater, and dance set to open in downtown Kansas City, Missouri in September 2011.

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Master Builder



With his U.S. Institute of Peace set to open in Washington, Israeli-born Moshe Safdie takes his place among the world’s leading architects.

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Safdie's World

Ottawa Citizen


In the gallery he created, a new show explains why this global citizen is a national treasure.

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Tall Buildings in Numbers

Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat


Includes records of the tallest buildings/structures according to function and structural material, the highest spaces according to function, and some lesser-known titles such as the world’s tallest timber building, tallest religious buildings, highest swimming pool, etc.

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Marina Bay Sands / Safdie Architects

arch daily


Architects: Safdie Architects Location: Singapore, Singapore Project Director: Moshe Safdie

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Marina Bay Sands Opens Long-Awaited SkyPark

World Architecture News


This Thursday saw part of Singapore’s newest mixed use development opened to the public in an extravagant ceremony across one of the world’s largest observation decks.

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Marina Bay Sands Skypark Opens



Earlier this year, designboom visited the marina bay sands while it was still under construction.

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Architect says MBS was an Impossible Schedule



The architect behind Singapore’s second integrated resort said building it within four years was an "impossible schedule". But he is pleased with the results of the iconic structure, describing Marina Bay Sands (MBS) as his "most ambitious urban project."

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Marina Bay Sands Opens

Safdie Architects


Marina Bay Sands, a $5 billion, high-density, mixed-use integrated resort that brings together a 2,560-room hotel, convention center, shopping and dining, theaters, museum, and a casino, opened to the public on June 23, 2010.

Moshe Safdie’s Latest Triumph, in Singapore, Opens

National Post


Canadian architect Moshe Safdie’s latest project, the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, a 38-acre waterfront development that includes a luxury hotel, mixed-use resort, theatres and a waterfront plaza, opens today.

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CTBUH 2010 Best Tall Building Awards


Marina Bay Sands has been recognized as a finalist in the CTBUH 2010 Best Tall Building awards for the Asia & Australasia region.

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World Renowned Architect Brings Art to Marina Bay

Asia One


The brainchild behind Singapore's iconic structure Marina Bay Sands was in town recently for the opening ceremony of the integrated resorts on April 27. World renowned architect Moshe Safdie also launched the Marina Bay Sands Art Path a day after the opening.

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Singapore Opens World's Second Most Expensive Casino

Sydney Morning Herald


Singapore threw open the doors of its second casino on Tuesday as part of a $US 5.5 billion complex built by US gaming giant Las Vegas Sands.

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Moshe Safdie will give the Druker Lecture at the Boston Public Library


Moshe Safdie will give the Druker Lecture Celebrating Design and Architecture at the Boston Public Library on 8 May 2010 at 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Libraries Come Alive

National Geographic Traveler


Perhaps you still have that last century idea of libraries, whisper-quiet and offering little beyond books. But libraries are changing.

Opening of Marina Bay Sands

The New York Times


Singapore isn’t exactly lacking for high-end lodging, but the Las Vegas Sands hopes to top them all with its new Marina Bay Sands Resort, which features a dizzying array of luxury offerings.

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Towards an Ecological Urban Intentionally

Compasses Magazine


In recent years, architectural and urban development has undergone a significant ideological and formal transformation, bringing a decisive change to approaches to design, and affirming a new interest in the development of a continually more ecological and sustainable urban intentionality of the project.

Safdie Delivers Treatise on the Future of Architecture & Urbanization


AIA New York reports on the lecture given by Moshe Safdie at the Center of Architecture. Frederic Schwartz interviews Safdie following the lecture.

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Smart Fellow


Moshe Safdie talks to Architect Magazine about our research fellowship program.

Human Rights Center Proposed for Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Inquirer


The Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation has commissioned Moshe Safdie and Associates to design a new Center for Human Rights Education.

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Moshe Safdie

The Design Observer


Sarah Williams Goldhagen has written an article on Moshe Safdie for the Design Observer.

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Modi'in New Town: Israel

Urban Design Magazine


It is fascinating to witness the embryonic ideas of Habitat reaching fruition in Safdie’s program for the city of Modi’in, a potent precedent for 21st century urban design housing development.

Moshe Safdie’s Design for Parkside Called “A Crucial Step”

The Globe and Mail


The regeneration of Toronto's desolate industrial shoreline took another bold step forward last week, when Waterfront Toronto, the crown corporation overseeing the transformation, unveiled its first private sector development in the 55-acre East Bayfront district.

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US Federal Courthouse in Springfield Makes WAN Civic Building Award Shortlist

World Architecture News


The WAN AWARDS Civic sector attracted the biggest number of entries yet, outstripping both Education and Healthcare. As would be expected, the variety of projects was immense, from a booth in Times Square to a vast exhibition centre in China.

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Habitat 67 Named Historic Monument by the Minister of Culture for Quebec


What started as a student project more than four decades ago has now been designated a heritage site by the Quebec government.

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Auditoria loves...


Travel Website ranks Yad Vashem among world's top museums

Moshe Safdie Commencement Speaker at BAC

The Boston Architectural College announced that Moshe Safdie will be the Commencement Speaker for the Class of 2016. Ceremonies are on Friday, May 20, 2016 at the Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston.

Moshe Safdie to give 2016 Commencement Address at the Boston Architectural College