This course reviews various contemporary social and ethical approaches in architectural thought and practice. In an age of neoliberal economics, privatization, and a declining welfare ... Read more
The exhibition posits various alternative programs and uses for malls passed their glory days. For example, Rishon’s late 1980’s Lev Ha-Ir Mall is rapidly deteriorating after attempts at renewal have failed. At the same time, students discovered that many vocational schools have been set up there.
The featured buildings were constructed along main roads, and most were planned by leading Israeli architects. These buildings did not become isolated architectural icons, however, but instead managed to become an integral part of a busy urban center.
The resident’s involvement in urban design is not, at present, an integral part of the process. His only window for participation is when it comes to submitting his or her objections to a proposed planning.
The Ph.D research paper addresses the relations between the ethical, social and aesthetic aspects of architecture in Israel, and their manifestation in architectural projects planned ... Read more
Soon after Israel was founded, in 1948, many housing projects were hastily built to accommodate tens of thousands of new immigrants. The project apartment’s internal ... Read more
The exhibition “Safe Haven” turns a gaze to the shelter and to the multitude of manifestations of built civilian defense that shape the space and ... Read more
The exhibition, “Moving Israel’s Coastal Highway,” zooms in where the Coastal Highway (also called Route 2) meets Jisr az-Zarqa, an Arab-Muslim town.