Moshe Safdie

City of Boise

One of the world’s most prominent architects is designing Boise’s new downtown library. Recently revealed documents show a member of the firm was fined for not being licensed to practice architecture in Idaho.


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The Boise City Council voted to move a downtown literary venue to make way for a new library along Capitol Boulevard in the heart of the city.

City of Boise

As the City of Boise moves forward with plans for a new downtown library, some of the more practical aspects of building the structure are coming into focus.

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Boise is anticipating a new main library branch and has hired internationally renowned architect Moshie Safdie to design it. BoiseDev's Don Day has uncovered some questionable expenditures by the city on Safdie and his associates. Day joins Idaho Matters to discuss his findings.

On The Thursday, October 4, 2018 Edition Of Idaho Matters

Oct 3, 2018

  • An app for kids to make friends
  • Profiles of Idaho's gubernatorial candidates
  • BoiseDev's Don Day parses out the expenditures on library architects

Matt Guilhem / Boise State Public Radio

World-renowned architect Moshe Safdie has been commissioned to design the new Boise Library main branch. Boise State Public Radio's Matt Guilhem had the opportunity to sit down and discuss design with the designer and find out more about his ongoing fascination with libraries.

  • Boise Mayor David Bieter brings us up to date with the state of the city.
  • Safe Sleep Awareness Month brings attention to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
  • Architect Moshe Safdie discusses library design with Boise State Public Radio's Matt Guilhem.

City of Boise

The design of the new main library for downtown Boise is out. Renderings of the proposed building show a curving glass structure that will act not only as a library but a community hub.

Michal Ronnen Safdie

As downtown Boise continues to be developed, plans are in the works to build a new library for the City of Trees.