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

Creator:
Safdie, Moshe, 1938-
Goodwin, George M.
Subject:
Gehry, Frank O.
Kahn, Louis I.
Le Corbusier
Meier, Richard
Mendelsohn, Erich
Neutra, Richard Joseph
Schindler, R. M. (Rudolph M.)
Wright, Frank Lloyd
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
2 sound cassettes (3 hrs.) : analog + typescript summary (5 p.)
Access Note / Rights:
Untranscribed; use requires an appointment.
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.
Citation:
Moshe Safdie interviews, 1992 Feb.1 - Oct. 17. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Provenance:
Donated by George M. Goodwin in 1992.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Architects
Architects
Architects
Architecture
Interviews
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11016
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215062
AAA_collcode_safdmosh
Theme:
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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