Planners hoped that they could turn an ordinary city into a dazzling tourist Mecca with the addition of a cultural jewel.
The restaurant was home to New York’s glittering architecture scene, from Frank Gehry to Zaha Hadid, and a work of art in its own right.
Fred Rothstein documented the New York experience during the 1920s and 1930s, along with the city’s construction boom during the Great Depression. His granddaughter, Navah Joy Uzan, breaks down his photos in her video work and integrates them with her own contemporary photos from Israeli construction sites.
A new exhibition in Be'er Sheva examines the tradition of the classic Israeli flora and fauna guidebooks as reflected in contemporary art.
With workplace deaths a common occurrence on construction sites across the country, why are architects not getting involved and voicing their concern?
Why can’t highly regarded Israeli Arab architects make it in Tel Aviv? 'The public views us Arabs as a burden, as a ‘problem’.”
Sam Barkai was a disciple of the French-Swiss master, as is Avi Mayer in his new book on Barkai.
The 50th anniversary of the death of architect Frederick Kiesler is cause for celebrating his legacy, but the New York show contains no mention of the Israel Museum's enigmatic Shrine of the Book, which he designed.
How do current events affect Jewish-Arab relations in Jaffa? Anthropologist Daniel Monterescu, a Jaffa-born expert on mixed cities, believes the recent protests reflect a desire for integration, not a shift toward religious extremism.
The fantasy of portable, temporary construction fires the imagination of architects, so it’s no surprise that the sukkah has become a source of inspiration.