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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