Moshe Safdie
#2332 Overall Influence

Moshe Safdie

Israeli-Canadian architect

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Moshe Safdie is an architect, urban planner, educator, theorist, and author who claims Israeli, Canadian and American citizenship. Over a 50-year career, Safdie has explored the essential principles of socially responsible design through a comprehensive and humane design philosophy. Safdie is an important architect of the second half of the twentieth and early twenty-first century because of his multiculturalism, commitment to geographic, social and cultural elements that define a place, and constant search for typological and technological innovation. Coiner of the phrase "For Everyone a Garden,", Safdie completed projects that include cultural, educational, and civic institutions; neighborhoods and public parks; housing; mixed-use urban centers; airports; and master plans for both existing communities and entirely new cities. Safdie has had projects in North and South America, the Middle East, and throughout Asia. He is most identified with designing Marina Bay Sands and Jewel Changi Airport, as well as his debut project, Habitat 67, originally conceived as his master's thesis at McGill University. This led to his international career. Safdie is considered a thought leader and his exemplary projects have been inspired generations of architects and architecture.

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Israeli University in Beersheba

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McGill University
McGill University

English-language public research university in Montreal, Quebec

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#104 World Rank
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