Architecture Mystery Solved
posted by June 27 at 13:51 PMon
The insect complex is called Habitat 67; its location is Montreal along the Saint-Laurent river; and its architect is Moshe Safdie.
I’ve actually seen this building with my very own eyes, and my eyes said no to it three times. Nothing in the world had the power to make me walk inside of it (I’m a man not an ant). Indeed, if it wasn’t for the raw concrete, zero would be the number of things I admired about the Habitat .
If you want to be a man about concrete, this is what you build:
Moshe Safdie is also the architect of the lousy Vancouver Public Library:
A library as a crumbling Roman colosseum? The idea was dead before it left the head of the architect.