Friedman, Avi 1952-

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FRIEDMAN, Avi 1952-

PERSONAL: Born July 18, 1952, in Israel; son of Hain and Dina (Piha) Friedman; married Sorel Thompson (a professor), June 26, 1983; children: Paloma, Ben. Education: Technion, B.Arch., 1980; McGill University, M.Arch., 1982; University of Montreal, Ph.D., 1987.

ADDRESSES: Home—4606 Wilson Ave., Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4A 2V4. Office—School of Architecture, McGill University, 815 Sherbrooke St. W., Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2K6; fax: 514-398-7372. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, director of affordable-houses program, 1990—. Avi Friedman Architect, principal.

MEMBER: Order of Architects of Quebec.

AWARDS, HONORS: World Habitat Award, 1999.

WRITINGS:

The Grow Home, McGill-Queen's University Press (Montreal, Quebec, Canada), 2001.

Planning the New Suburbia: Flexibility by Design, University of British Columbia Press (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada), 2001.

The Adaptable House, McGraw-Hill (New York, NY), 2002.

Peeking through the Keyhole, McGill-Queen's University Press (Montreal, Quebec, Canada), 2002.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

periodicals

Journal of the American Planning Association, autumn, 2002, Paul Lusk, review of Planning the New Suburbia: Flexibility by Design, p. 456.

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