Designed by world-renowned architect, Moshe Safdie is also an urban planner, educator, theorist, and author. Over a celebrated 50-year career, Safdie has explored the essential principles of socially responsible design with a distinct visual language.
Safdie’s global practice includes projects in North and South America, the Middle East, the developing world and throughout Asia and Australia. Many projects become beloved regional and national landmarks, including Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas; Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort and Jewel Changi Airport, Singapore.
The Art of Safdie
His honours include the Companion of the Order of Canada, the Gold Medal from both the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada and the American Institute of Architects, la Medaille du Merite from the Order of Architects of Quebec, Canada, and Israel’s Rechter Prize.
Moshe Safdie has been named the 2019 Wolf Prize Laureate in Architecture by the International Wolf Foundation. The Wolf Prize is considered the second most important in the world after the Nobel Prize. It is also Israel’s most distinctive international award, bestowed upon luminaries for their accomplishments in advancing science and art for the benefit of humanity.