Architect Moshe Safdie built Habitat 67 in 1967 as a way of re-imagining modern urban living. Tour guide Julie Belanger takes visitors inside the famous residential complex, which still captivates attention to this day.
Surrounded by river and silhouetted against a blue sky, the futuristic stacked concrete cubes of Montreal’s Habitat 67 jut out of the landscape like a child’s building-block project brought to life.
More than 50 years after Israeli-Canadian architect Moshe Safdie built the 12-storey, 354-cube residential complex for the Expo 67 World’s Fair, it remains one of the city’s most recognizable, and divisive landmarks. – The Canadian Press.