“There’s something very inspiring happening again in Israel,” says architect Asaf Mann

Israel‘s architecture scene is thriving, according to architect Asaf Mann, who likens it to the Bauhaus boom in Tel Aviv during the 1930s and 1940s. New public buildings, infrastructure developments and talented young local architects are contributing to the creative boom said Mann, who is a principal architect at his father’s practice Amir Mann-Ami Shinar […]

Ron Arad completes ToHA office tower in Tel Aviv

British-Israeli designer and architect Ron Arad has completed an office tower in Tel Aviv “inspired by an iceberg” with an angular glass exterior that widens in the middle. Located in the Israeli city’s Nahalat Yitsak neighbourhood, the ToHA tower comprises 28 floors that step out towards the middle of the building, and then back inwards […]

Maayan Zusman retrofits Tel Aviv apartment for tall sporty couple

Tel Aviv designer Maayan Zusman has renovated a two-bedroom apartment in the city, with a range of custom details for its tall inhabitants. The 1940s apartment was renovated for an athletic couple whose tall heights led the local designer to create several custom details, ranging from cabinet height to sneaker storage. Zusman collaborated with architect Amir Navon, […]

Bar Orian Architects tops historic Tel Aviv villa with slatted box to create The Levee

A historic house in Tel Aviv‘s Neve Tzedek neighbourhood has been transformed into luxury accommodation with a slatted steel addition on top by local firm Bar Orian Architects. The Levee comprises eight rental apartments in Tel Aviv across the extended historic villa building in the city’s oldest neighbourhood, Neve Tzedek. The two-storey structure was built […]

Aluminium screens shield the interiors of Pitsou Kedem’s MA House

Pitsou Kedem Architects used patterned aluminium screens to create a ventilated outer skin for this house arranged around a courtyard in Bnei Ziom, Israel. Called MA House, the structure behind this perforated metal facade has been divided into three wings and sits on a site surrounded by greenery. Pitsou Kedem Architects borrowed a horse from […]

Ron Arad’s twisting ToHA tower nears completion in Tel Aviv

Ron Arad Architects has revealed a twisted tower that is narrow at the base but widens at the top, built as the first phase of the ToHA office complex in Tel Aviv. British-Israeli designer Ron Arad designed the offices to take advantage of a constricted site by expanding and rotating the 29-storey tower as it rises. […]

The Conversation Show explores how design collectives like Snarkitecture and Mischer’Traxler work together

Design Museum Holon in Israel presents five installations exploring what makes a successful design partnership, including a seesaw designed by BCXSY and a hall of broken mirrors by Snarkitecture. The Conversation Show is an exhibition featuring the work of four design duos and one trio. Along with BCXSY and Snarkitecture, it also features Vienna studio […]

Bridges link two sides of Split House in Israel by Pitsou Kedem Architects

A courtyard divides this house that Pitsou Kedem Architects has built in the Savyon district of Israel, but elevated walkways and ramps connect the two sides. The two-storey Split House is fronted by gridded wooden screens, which allows dappled light to animate the 125-square-metre courtyard at the centre of the building. Described by the architects as the “heart” of […]

Tel Aviv maternity ward becomes pared-back Vera hotel

Brickwork walls, engraved tins ceilings and custom furniture feature in this boutique hotel in Tel Aviv. The Vera is a 39-room hotel in a five-storey structure that functioned as offices in the 1950s, and before that, a maternity ward. The project is owned and run by Danny Tamari, who designed the hotel with local studio Yaron Tal, […]

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