VANCOUVER, Nov. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Moshe Safdie has had a storied career
as an architect. The Israeli-born, Canadian-raised, and Boston-based
practitioner is the cover subject for NUVO's 15th anniversary issue, on
newsstands now. From his elegant, ivy-covered office studio in
Massachusetts, the silver-haired architect spent time with contributor
Christopher Hume recounting his near 50-year career in pursuit of
"inherent buildability". Writes Hume: "Safdie can unquestionably claim
his place in the pantheon of architectural greats … his career was
launched in spectacular fashion when Habitat '67, the revolutionary
housing complex he designed based upon his undergraduate thesis [for
McGill University] was constructed as part of Expo 67."
NUVO, Canada's premier lifestyle quarterly, celebrates its 15th
anniversary with this winter issue. "We decided that the magazine's 15
years should be reflected in this issue but that it should not dominate
it," says editor Claudia Cusano. A 10-page retrospective is
showcased—a selection of portraiture that has appeared within our pages
over the years—and NUVOmagazine.com will feature a weekly anniversary
series that will bring to life past stories. The anniversary issue has
a new look as art director Mark Reynolds has reinterpreted the NUVO
package. "The bones are as strong as ever," says Claudia, "the skin
refreshed and revitalized with an envious glow".
Founder and publisher Pasquale Cusano reflects on his 15 years of
publishing: "I have made it our mandate to consistently give young
people with little formal experience the opportunity to work at NUVO.
As I tell the team, NUVO is the stage—now how are you going to perform?
We laugh, we fight, we eat, we share espressos, we create, we
experiment, but only together can we send each issue out."
Other 15th anniversary issue stories include: New York-based artist Nir
Hod; interior design firm Yabu Pushelberg; Rémy Martin's Louis XIII
Cognac; MB&F timepieces; chef David Hawksworth of Hawksworth Restaurant
in Vancouver; the Caves resort in Negril, Jamaica; and London-based
mixologist Tony Conigliaro.
The winter 2013 issue of NUVO is available at select Chapters and Indigo
locations across Canada from November 18 to February 23, 2014.
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Image with caption: "Architecture is not about building the impossible, which we can do if we have enough money and enough tools and enough computers," says architect Moshe Safdie in the winter 15th anniversary issue of NUVO Magazine. "It is about building what is appropriate and about attaining beauty through such an approach." www.nuvomagazine.com. (CNW Group/NUVO Magazine Ltd.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20131121_C9500_PHOTO_EN_33681.jpg
SOURCE: NUVO Magazine Ltd.
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