Article | From Jeddah to Jerusalem, Israel-born Moshe Safdie Cements His Architectural Legacy

The Times of Israel

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Rich Tenorio’s interviews with Moshe Safdie for The Times of Israel provides a earnest glimpse into Safdie’s influential work and time in the country. The article discusses key moments in If Walls Could Speak: My Life in Architecture, in which Safdie recounts his formative years in Israel, and the influence it had on Safdie Architects’ design both within the nation and beyond. “When you design apartments or workspaces or schools, the expectations are quite definable,” Safdie tells Tenorio. “You come to places of symbolic memory that have deep cultural symbolism, it’s much more complicated.” Safdie believes the impact of his work will remain present for many years.

Published in Media on June 12, 2023

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