#SafdieSnapshots: Share Yours!

The first contribution to our #SafdieSnapshots photo album: “You never know who you might see at the SkyPark at Marina Bay Sands: if you’re an early riser, you might just be lucky enough to see a world-famous architect swimming laps in the infinity pool he created!” (Julia K)

The first contribution to our #SafdieSnapshots photo album: “You never know who you might see at the SkyPark at Marina Bay Sands: if you’re an early riser, you might just be lucky enough to see a world-famous architect swimming laps in the infinity pool he created!” (Julia K)

Here are two good New Year’s Resolutions for us all: (1) travel more; and (2) organize the thousands of photos we all store on too many devices, hard drives, and clouds. If you’ve managed to do a bit of (1) and need help achieving (2), then share your #SafdieSnapshots!

Since opening the retrospective Global Citizen: The Architecture of Moshe Safdie, many gallery visitors have raved about their personal experiences of an actual Safdie building. What about you? Been moved at Yad Vashem Holocaust History Museum? Gone to Habitat ‘67 or Crystal Bridges or the Peabody Essex? Or (lucky you!) have you swum in the infinity pool way up high atop Marina Bay Sands?

Well, here’s hoping you took a camera with you. We invite you to contribute your fave pix to our #SafdieSnapshots photo album. E-mail your contributions to blog@skirball.org—or share them via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram using the hashtag #SafdieSnapshots.

In your message, identify the building in the photo (here’s a complete list of Safdie projects) and a short caption of what you observed/felt/pondered/marveled at/got dazzled by while visiting. The pix need not show you, but we would especially love to see you and your loved ones enlivening the architecture. And yes, photos of our Safdie-designed Skirball campus count.

Compiled together, the album will create a candid portrait of Safdie’s architecture around the world. We hope you’ll be a part of it.

And be sure to check out the full album on Facebook!

Another early contribution: “Too bad it was closed the day I visited, but I still enjoyed waddling around Safdie’s Vancouver Library Square while on my “babymoon” (yep, that’s my five-month baby belly).” (Mia C… that’s me!)

Another early contribution: “Too bad it was closed the day I visited, but I still enjoyed waddling around Safdie’s Vancouver Library Square while on my “babymoon” (yep, that’s my five-month baby belly).” (Mia C… that’s me!)

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About Mia Cariño

Mia Cariño is Vice President, Communications and Marketing, at the Skirball, which generally means she thinks about words, pictures, the stories they convey, the people to whom to tell them, and what it takes to tell them well. Her daughter, Astrid, is named after Astrid Kirchherr, Astrid Lindgren, and Astrud Gilberto: not a bad trio of women. Mia has lived in Manila, New York, Toronto, Manila, Bryn Mawr, and Philadelphia, and has now lived in Los Angeles longer than she's ever lived anywhere. It's home.

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