Monday, May 4, 2009

Habitat 67, Montreal, Canada

Habitat 67 is a housing complex and landmark located on the Marc-Drouin Quay on the Saint Lawrence River at 2600, Pierre Dupuy Avenue in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It was competed in 1967 as a part of Expo 67, the International Exhibition at Montreal.
The development consists of 158 apartments with from one to four bedrooms, altogether, there are 15 different plans. The apartments are constructed from 354 individual prefabricated concrete units, stacked in a "confused order" and connected by internal steel cables.

Architect : Moshe Safdie

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