AD Classics presents you with some of the greatest buildings of the past that have influenced and shaped architecture today. Throughout ArchDaily's 11 years, more than 200 classics were published, and for this edition, we have rounded up the top 20 most visited AD Classics to date. 1. Habitat 67 Architect: Safdie Architects Location: 2600 Av Pierre-Dupuy, Montréal, Canada (Google) Year: 1967 Description: Habitat 67 was designed as the Canadian Pavilion for the World Exposition of 1967 as an experimental solution for high-quality housing in dense urban environments. Safdie explored the possibilities of prefabricated modular units to reduce housing costs and allow for a new housing typology that could integrate the qualities of a suburban home into an urban high-rise. The project was constructed from 354 identical and completely prefabricated modules, or boxes, stacked in various combinations and connected by steel cables.
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