Thereâ€™s an excellent article on former Montrealer, Habitat â€™67 designer and increasingly world-famous architect Moshe Safdie in the Wall Street Journal.
Read the article HERE
Speaking of overlooked Canadian architects, check out Vancouver-based architect Arthur Ericksonâ€™s website HERE. He designed Torontoâ€™s Roy Thompson Hall, the Vancouver Art Gallery and the Museum of Glass in Tacoma Washinton, among other notable buildings and some spectacular homes.
And speaking of internationally known architects, Montrealâ€™s Canadian Centre for Architecture â€“ one of VoCAâ€™s favorite places â€“ is currently showing Lessons from Bernard Rudofsky in the main galleries, until 30 September.
â€œThis retrospective examines the life and work of the controversial architect, designer, and critic whose groundbreaking buildings, exhibitions, and fashion designs challenged the Western worldâ€™s perceptions of comfort and culture.â€
And in the Octoganal Gallery, until September 9, is Clip/Stamp/Fold 2: The Radical Architecture of Little Magazines 196X â€“ 197X.
“This exhibiton takes stock of seventy magazines from the 1960s and 70s whose experimental ideas and innovative designs spurred this influential period in architecture.”