N.Y. Architect Visits Jerusalem, the City of a Little Too Much Light

Davidson Norris,who designed the Route of Passage as part of the Israel Museum renovations, visits his co-creation for the first time.

Davidson Norris, a New York-based architect, is one of the world’s foremost experts in what people in his field call “daylighting design.” Here, the question of how to deal with that incontrollable force called sunlight is paramount, outshining all the other challenges an architect is faced with when trying to design a building that is both functional and beautiful.