Lecture

Thoroughly Modern Montreal

City Talks

LECTURE PRESENTED ON JANUARY 23, 2013

Expo 67 catapulted Montreal into the international limelight and the Expo site proposed utopian ideas for modern urbanism, architectural design and cultural exchange. What is the legacy of Expo 67 in relation to current design and architectural projects that represent Montreal’s international image? How does the material and visual culture of Expo 67 form our understanding of this critical moment of change in Montreal?

Moderator:

Speaker:

  • Clément Demers, Architect, urban planner and general director of the Quartier international de Montréal

Clip recorded as part of the lecture series offered by the McCord Museum and Heritage Montreal.

City Talks is a series of lectures bringing together city thinkers and builders to share their views on current practical urban issues affecting Montrealers.