Posts tagged Quebec
Montreal's Habitat 67 is Sci-Fi Heaven

Let's say you're in Montreal and you want to film a low-budget sci-fi film that looks like the 1960's perception of the future. Where do you go? Rest assured, there's Habitat 67. This geometrical feat of wonder was designed by Canadian architect Moshe Safdie as part of the 1967 World Expo. This extraordinary experimental housing complex is made up of modular concrete units.

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Montréal’s spin on cycling

During a trip to Montreal this summer I learned that the term ‘rush hour’ takes on a different meaning in Montreal. If you are cycling in Montreal at 5 p.m. on a weekday, prepare yourself, because you will be part of ‘cycling rush hour’ on the bike paths. Nominated as the only Canadian city in the top twenty of the Copenhagen Index of Bicycle-friendly Cities (Mineapolis is the other North American winner, ringing in at #18), Montreal seems to have everything going for it: great cycling events, and a good network of separated bike lanes and recreational cycling paths that are cleared of snow in the winter.

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