Articles tagged Israel

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Mark A-to-Z: R is for Renovation

Reinvigorating city centres and building within the constraints left from the past are challenges that stimulate and highlight architects’ talents.

Norman Hotel by Yaov Messer. Photos Amit Gosher / Sivan Askayo
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Yoav Messer saves heritage buildings from demolition

TEL AVIV – The Norman Hotel comprises two buildings: one Modern residence from 1925 and one in eclectic style 1924. Messer found the dilapidated buildings for the developer.

Leaderboard: Rietveld Academie
Leaderboard: Rietveld Academie
Remez Tower by Aran Binderman and Moshe Zur. Photos Amit Giron
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Eran Binderman, Rama Dotan and Moshe Zur apply blinds all over

TEL AVIV – A glass tower includes blinds in the cavities between the inner and the outer glass panes. Not just in the windows but also in the parapet walls and window piers.

Emonim House by Israelevitz Architects. Photos courtesy of the architect
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Israelevitz Architects turns a building structure into an enigma

SHFELA – From their small office in old Jaffa, husband and wife Dan and Hila Israelevitz specialize in villas. They do other projects too but their heart is with designing houses.

Tel Aviv Housing by Ilan Pivko. Photos Omri Amsalem / Din Aharoni
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Ilan Pivko introduces new forms to an old Jaffa neighbourhood

TEL AVIV – Florentin is one of Tel Aviv's most up-and-coming neighbourhoods and the densely-built area has a different character from the rest of the city.

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Complexity breeds creativity at Jerusalem Design Week

JERUSALEM – Ran Wolf, managing director of Jerusalem Design Week, explains the role design can and should play in dissolving social, cultural and political boundaries.

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Touching, feeling, and building art at Jerusalem Design Week

JERUSALEM – How LEGO blocks can shed light on alternative ways of not only viewing, but also making art.

Photo Daniel Schechter
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Rona Meyuchas-Koblenz lets serendipitous stimuli steer kukka’s product design

At the helm of kukka’s London studio as founder and lead designer, Rona Meyuchas-Koblenz conceives designs which are incited by the creative stimuli she encounters at every turn.

Billboard: Vescom
Billboard: Vescom
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Nendo's retrospective reveals The Space in Between at Design Museum Holon

HOLON – Israel's Design Museum Holon holds the first extensive retrospective of Japanese studio Nendo and its founder Oki Sato's work, exploring the spaces in between designs to bring about new …

A concrete ceiling adds a textural quality to the interior, whilst timber and steel elements wrap through the apartment.
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Toledano + Architects' articulate design erases boundaries between family members

TEL AVIV – Material detailing gives the Duplex Penthouse a characteristic refined interior.

Eyal Weizman sees architecture as a possible tool for control and surveillance.
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Rebel Architecture: The Architecture of Violence

ISRAEL – Eyal Weizman explores the role of architecture in the Israeli occupation of the West Bank

The white envelope acts as a filter between the glass façade and the chaotic street.
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Ramat Gan House

TEL AVIV – Israeli firm Pitsou Kedem has realized a new urban villa in Tel Aviv’s eastern Ramat Gan district.