Habitat 67 – Montreal

0808_habitatDesigned by Canadian architect Mosche Safdie, Habitat 67 consists of 354 prefabricated concrete forms located next to the Saint Lawrence River in Montreal. The development boasts suburban living in an urban apartment environment, featuring fresh air, gardens and multiple levels. hab67-sectionSection cut – Courtesy of Canadian Architecture Collection, McGill University

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Capture Built for Expo 67, the cube housing complex is a symbol of stability and strength, with bold, dominant shapes, varying in height and configuration.0808_habitat11213Safdie’s design encompasses private terraces and solariums to offer “a piece of paradise to everyone”.

0808_habitat2A look into Moshe Safdie’s own apartment in the complex

Photographs: Complexe de la cité du havre

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