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Moshe Safdie interviews, 1992 Feb.1 - Oct. 17

Safdie, Moshe, 1938-



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Size: 2 sound cassettes (3 hrs.) : typescript summary (5 p.), analog +

Summary: Interview of Moshe Safdie conducted by George M. Goodwin.
Safdie discusses becoming an architect; moving from Israel to Canada at 15, his family background; attending McGill University; the work of Erich Mendelsohn in Palestine; his relationship to Richard Meier; and the work of other architects, including Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Kahn, Frank Gehry, R.M. Schindler, and Richard Neutra; how being a Jew is central to his identity and his work; his significant buildings; critics' attitudes; clients' response; and 1992 projects.


Donated by George M. Goodwin in 1992.

Language Note

English .

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Untranscribed; use requires an appointment.

How to Cite This Collection

Moshe Safdie interviews, 1992 Feb.1 - Oct. 17. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.