Friedman, Avi 1952-
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.
The Grow Home, McGill-Queen's University Press (Montreal, Quebec, 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:
Journal of the American Planning Association, autumn, 2002, Paul Lusk, review of Planning the New Suburbia: Flexibility by Design, p. 456.