Moshe Safdie interviews

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.safdmosh
Creators:
Safdie, Moshe, 1938-
Goodwin, George M.
Dates:
1992 Feb.1 - Oct. 17
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 Items
sound cassettes (3 hrs.) : typescript summary (5 p.)
analog +
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Interview of Moshe Safdie conducted by George M. Goodwin.
Scope and Contents
Safdie discusses becoming an architect; moving from Israel to Canada at 15, his family background; attending McGill University; the work of Erich Mendelsohn in Palestine; his relationship to Richard Meier; and the work of other architects, including Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Kahn, Frank Gehry, R.M. Schindler, and Richard Neutra; how being a Jew is central to his identity and his work; his significant buildings; critics' attitudes; clients' response; and 1992 projects.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by George M. Goodwin in 1992.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Untranscribed; use requires an appointment.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Architecture Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architects -- Canada -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architects -- Israel -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architects -- United States -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Le Corbusier, 1887-1965 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gehry, Frank O., 1929- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kahn, Louis I., 1901-1974 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Meier, Richard, 1934- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mendelsohn, Erich, 1887-1953 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Neutra, Richard Joseph, 1892-1970 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Schindler, R. M. (Rudolph M.), 1887-1953 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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