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    MOSHE SAFDIE IN ISRAEL

    Israeli-born architect Moshe Safdie is well known for structures on the American continent, including his pioneering Habitat '67 in Montreal. This residential complex with distinctive stacking blocks has widely influenced thinking about urbanism and building systems.

    Safdie has also continued to work in his native country. He spends one week a month at his practice in Jerusalem, where he has designed numerous public and private buildings of note.

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    DESIGNING A HOME WORKPLACE

    When I first started working from home in 1994, I began in what I now call a "first-step home workplace." I commandeered a den on the first floor of our house and moved in office furniture and computer equipment I already owned, shuffling them around to achieve the best fit given the existing conditions of the room.

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