Moshe Safdie (born July 14, 1938) is a famous Canadian architect. He was born in the town of Haifa in the British Mandate of Palestine and emigrated to Montreal, Canada. He apprenticed under Louis Kahn in Philadelphia. He is most famous for his ideas of cellular residences that could be lifted into place like LEGO blocks. This was actually constructed as the Habitat 67 project.
Important works include:
Habitat 67 at Expo '67 World's Fair, Montreal, Quebec
Coldspring New Town, Baltimore, Maryland
The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
Vancouver Library Square, Vancouver, British Columbia
Main Branch of the Salt Lake City Public Library, Salt Lake City, Utah