Israel Prize Laureate for Architecture, Dan Zur, Dies at 86

Top landscape architect of Israel's founding generation and Israel Prize for architecture laureate, is to be buried at Kibbutz Nirim in the Negev, of which he was one of the founders.

Dan Zur, a top landscape architect of Israel's founding generation, died Monday aged 86. Zur and his partner, Lipa Yahalom (1913-2006) established the firm Yahalom-Zur, a pace-setter in Israeli landscape architecture for many years. Zur and Yahalom received the Israel Prize for architecture in 1998.