Housing was one of the main themes of Expo 67. Habitat 67 then became a thematic pavilion visited by thousands of visitors who came from around the world. During the Fair, it was also the temporary residence of the many dignitaries coming to Montreal. "It was designed to integrate the variety and diversity of scattered private homes with the economics and density of a modern apartment building. Modular, interlocking concrete forms define the space. See source for more!
Removable Stacked Metal Cubes Filled With Plants Find Balance in Paris
Did You Know Habitat 67... ...is like an out of control game of Tetris? Built by architect Moshe Safdie, this unique apartment complex consisting of prefabricated concrete pieces was originally a pavilion for Expo ’67. Today, Habitat 67 is one of the most photographed landmarks in Montréal, appearing in music videos, on album covers and on the silver screen – yes, that was Habitat 67 starring in the Will Ferrell movie, Blades of Glory.
Ecological Skyscraper in Paris with Green Terraces in Each Floor >> French architect Jaubert Francois proposes a new skyscraper for Paris that consists of two towers joined by a vertical park that starts at the ground plane and finishes at a soccer pitch on the rooftop. The “Hyper-Tower” is a mixed-use development with residential and sports facilities on the top levels and commercial and leisure areas in the first floors. ...