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Riassunto: When the apartment complex Habitat (Moshe Safdie, architect) appeared fully formed at Montreal's EXPO 67, it was greeted as a victory for humane values within the human jungle, an urbane solution to the housing crisis in the urban centers of the world. Wolf von Eckhardt wrote that it "answers a need so burning that it simply melts all the ifs and buts.... Safdie has dared a new answer to our urban housing problems.... Habitat may well constitute the first real victory of the modern industrial revolution." And The Architects Journal confirmed that it is "One of the most advanced housing projects ever conceived and certainly the boldest exercise in industrialized building methods attempted to date. [It] puts an end to the myth that industrialized building necessarily gives rise to an architecture of uniformity, monotony, drabness and soulless repetition."
Beyond Habitat is a highly personal statement—almost a diary—covering the author's life and career before Habitat, his struggle to transform Habitat from a "design solution" on paper to a living reality, and his general ideas on housing and other matters since its completion. The book is illustrated with halftones of his buildings.
Safdie's account of how Habitat came to life demonstrates dramatically that building housing appropriate to today's cities is much more than an architectural job—it's also a political one in getting a design approved at several levels of bureaucracy, and a technological one of getting it implemented through the use of mass-production techniques. Safdie's stunning success at EXPO 67 is thus based on his architectural originality, his tenacity as a political in-fighter, and his receptivity to new methods of industrial production.
As for the future, an article in Business Week noted that if Safdie is to extend his housing revolution beyond Habitat, "He must persuade dozens of government officials, organize scores of disparate trades, sway a swarm of labor unions, and sell his ideas to thousands of apartment hunters—a skyscraping order from a young architect. But says one EXPO official, 'He just might do it. He got Habitat built—from politics to concrete when he was an unknown 26-year-old architect who had never designed a building of his own before.'"
His book is a search for ways to embody these ideals in realistic and concrete form.
Titolo: Beyond Habitat
Casa editrice: Tundra Books of Montreal
Data di pubblicazione: 1970
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Tundra Books of Montreal, 1970. Condizione libro: Good. 1st Ed.. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Codice libro della libreria GRP74692302
Descrizione libro Tundra Books of Montreal. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Fair. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Codice libro della libreria G0887760112I5N10
Descrizione libro Tundra Books of Montreal. Hardcover. Condizione libro: GOOD. Good clean copy with no missing pages might be an ex library copy; Possibly may have minor marginal notes and or highlighting. Codice libro della libreria 2630815541
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Good. Book Condition: Good. Codice libro della libreria 97808877601124.0
Descrizione libro Tundra Books, Montreal, 1970. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good+. Condizione sovraccoperta: Good+. First Edition. White linen boards with blue lettering in pictorial dusjacket. A nice copy with owner's name on ffep in worn jacket with two inch closed tear along edge. Book. Codice libro della libreria 002617
Descrizione libro Montreal: Tundra Books, 1970, 1970. Hard bound, first edition, illustrated with black and white plates, Pp244. Very good in slightly edge worn near very good dust jacket. 580 grams. We welcome all reasonable offers on our books. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Codice libro della libreria 28555
Descrizione libro Tundra Books, Montreal, 1970. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good+. Condizione sovraccoperta: Good+. First Edition. White linen boards with blue lettering in pictorial dusjacket. A nice copy with owner's name on ffep in worn jacket with two inch closed tear along edge. Codice libro della libreria 002617
Descrizione libro 1971. Hardcover. Condizione libro: VG. 1971 (2nd prtg. of 1970), Tundra Books of Montreal, HB 244pp, Habitat was the housing exhibit of Expo 67 in Montreal, VG/VG (remnants of something torn from front endpaper - bookplate perhaps, interior clean and unmarked, binding tight, covers bright, dj intact and lightly rubbed at edges). Codice libro della libreria 7208
Descrizione libro Tundra Books of Montreal, Montreal, PQ, Canada, 1970. Hard Cover. Condizione libro: Fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: Near Fine. First Edition. FINE 1st edition in a NEAR FINE color pictorial dust jacket (minor edge wear). Archival dust jacket protector provided. AUTHOR INSCRIBED : "to Alfred, / with my best wishes & warm regards / Moshe / Montreal Jan 3 / 71" (in black ink on the front free endpaper). Small quarto volume (6.5" by 9.25"), 244 pages, illustrated with 55 B&W photographs, facsimile reproductions, and architectural drawings. The apartment complex Habitat (Moshe Safdie, architect) appeared fully formed at Montreal's EXPO 67. Signed by Author. Codice libro della libreria SAMO101
Descrizione libro Tundra Books, Montreal, 1970. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Near Fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: Good. Inscribed, dated and SIGNED by the author on the ffep. 244 pages in very good condition. Many photographs. Beige, textured hardcovers with blue titles. Corners not bumped. Illustrated DJ with green/white titles. Jacket is a little scuffed, creased and soiled. NEAR FINE/GOOD. Inscribed and Signed By Author. Codice libro della libreria 213850