How to Reinvent the Apartment Building

a TED All Stars Talk by Moshe Safdie

In 1967, Moshe Safdie reimagined the monolithic apartment building, creating “Habitat ’67,” which gave each unit an unprecedented sense of openness. Nearly 50 years later, he believes the need for this type of building is greater than ever. In this short talk, part of the TED All Star Series, Safdie surveys a range of projects that do away with the high-rise and let light permeate into densely-packed cities.

Published in Practice on March 1, 2014

Tags: Philosophy