Written in celebration of the saving of Friedman House: a historical milestone of modernist architecture The Friedman House is a modernist icon, designed by Frederic Lasserre, founder of the UBC School of Architecture, and landscaped by Cornelia Oberlander. Faced with possible demolition, it was saved by purchasers who understood its architectural value and historical significance.
AUTHOR: Richard Cavell is Professor of English and co-founder of the Bachelor of Media Studies Program at the University of British Columbia. He is the author or editor of six books and more than 80 chapters, articles and reviews. 200 colour