A New Landscape in Montreal Weaves Together Icons of the City's Expo 67
2 years ago - By Arch Daily
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Encompassing a Buckminster Fuller-designed geodesic dome and an Alexander Calder sculpture, the intervention shows how the city is rethinking its world's fair treasures. The contemporary urban fabric of Montreal, perhaps more than any other Canadian city, was shaped by a single event in its modern history: the 1967 International and Universal Exposition, popularly known as Expo 67. With its record-breaking number of visitors, it was the most successful world's fair of the 20th century and fueled a construction boom in the city that stretched into the late 1970s.
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