The advent of the Amazon giant and proliferation of logistics centers in Israel are welcome additions to a revolution-in-progress heralding new and expanded social, commercial and transport roles for existing complexes
The Brazilian architect's Tripoli International Fairground, an unfinished masterpiece, is now up for belated recognition
In a new exhibition at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, the hand of the creator Arieh Sharon plays the leading role
A new exhibition celebrates the best in Haredi design, revealing the most unusual inventions, created for the modern ultra-Orthodox public
It’s always been dirty and noisy in Israel and the world; perhaps it is the number of offenders, or just more awareness
The city's planners didn't aim for the look to be pleasing, but rather to reflect the truth. A new book about Tel Aviv's Brutalist buildings seeks to raise awareness of the architectural values and the local context on which the city was built
Graduates of an Israeli university in the West Bank say they were never spoken to about politics during their studies – it shows
No one in Israel can remember the last time there was such a spectacular profusion of poinciana trees as this year. The time has come to turn this red urban miracle into a global tourist attraction
Newly unveiled plans illustrate how wasteful the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago will be and, paradoxically, how a state-of-the-art concept can still be anachronistic
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.
Senan Abdelqader says remaining in the capital is commercial suicide for an Arab. Now he’s building his hopes on a new project in Jaffa.
A proposal to enclose Tel Aviv's Route 20 and create a park on top looks good on paper, but would simply perpetuate the disconnect between the two sides of the city.
Urban planner Tovi Fenster's discovery that her childhood home now belongs to Arabs living nearby underlies a study on transforming houses in conflict areas into 'contact zones.'
He was the most admired architect in the country, but Zionism interested him only as an opportunity to realize his planning concepts.
In Israel, traditional moral qualms don't get so extreme as the dilemma over being asked to plan execution chambers, but dilemmas do exist, such as building a detention center for migrants.
Nahum Schutz's photographic documentation sheds a melancholy light on urban cliches.
A new exhibition featuring typefaces that mix Hebrew and Arabic letters couldn't have come at a better time.
Many urban renewal projects are driven by economic motives. A new report proposes a socially oriented alternative
The Tel Aviv Museum of Art's exhibition on radical architect David Yannay is an invitation to examine up close the meeting of late modernist dreams with the concrete worlds of compromise.
A new photographic exhibition of Israeli synagogues can be an opportunity to examine the architecture of segregation.
The sculpture, titled 'The Zionist Journey,' has scandalized the local community of taste.