Haaretz takes a look at the institutions that defined Tel Aviv's nightlife in the past, and what is left of them today.
It's the largest private home ever designed by Israelis, but when the Tel Aviv architects undertook the planning of a 12,000-square-meter palazzo, they barely knew what they were getting into.
Ein Harod's abandoned Beit Lavie cultural center recalls an ideological era.
It is yet unclear what the future holds for the headquarters of Mifal Hapayis, the national lottery, home to Israel's largest clock.
Vertical graves are the most efficient way to deal with Israel's shortage of burial space, but they also have a certain charm, say cemetery planners.
Japanese architecture firm SANAA unveils a thoughtful plan for the art academy’s new campus in downtown Jerusalem. School administrators and municipality officials have given the green light but as usual, the public doesn’t have the chance to weigh in.
An architectural study of the extravagant Arab villas in the north of Israel finds that they reflect more than just personal taste.
Plan envisions a building of about 40,000 square meters, and was enthusiastically received by the art school's Board of Governors.
'There is a close connection between the Bauhaus and the fight against the Nazis,' says Heike Hanada, who is designing the new Bauhaus Museum in Weimar.
Urban planner Eran Ben-Joseph believes parking lots can serve as a focal point for social and cultural activity in Israeli cities.
The Israel Broadcasting Authority is to vacate its Romema headquarters. What to do with the crumbling,much-maligned industrial building?
If people don't come to their senses soon, Tel Aviv's Beit Hakibbutz Haartzi might become another modernist icon that was demolished.
In addition to winning the contract to design and build the museum, the firm will receive NIS 60,000.
The iconic Palestinian mansions that evolved from wells irrigating orchards are mostly worth preserving.
Socialist-style is out, sumptuous is in: Israel's threadbare sports arenas are being razed one after another. Surely some warrant preservation?
A new book examining the history and politics of street names reveals how our planners decided who would earn the honor of commemoration.
New neighborhood will include 670 housing units, an elementary school and public and commercial space, but no affordable or rental housing.
The husband-and-wife architect team are owed an estimated several million shekels for their work on the controversial project.
City of Holon aspires to build free daycare facilities - not over years, but by September.
A new NGO serving disabled residents recently opened in Herzliya Pituah despite opposition from neighbors.
Students from around the world are competing in a Solar Decathlon, which focuses on homes that operate on solar power.
Israel's Beilinson had to evolve, but all that remains of the original ground-breaking design are isolated remnants.
Designing architect Ilan Pivko sees renaissance for city's historic quarter.
With their work on a famous Tel Aviv restaurateur's new home, Avital Gourary and Natanel Elfassy aspire to redefine urban living
A visit to Christophe Bigot's rambling Jaffa residence, originally built to showcase wealth and today a home spanning cultural and political divides.
A new project in the heart of the city marks one more step in the process by which Tel Aviv's public space is being privatized. It does, however, have a few redeeming features.
A new study by the Technion uncovers the strong ties beween Israeli architects and Iran under the shah.
Another gem from the 50s, Migdal House, faces wrecking ball.
Competition organizers angered architects by allowing eight firms to bypass first round, while forcing others to pass through initial cull.
The auditorium at Kfar Warburg,a hybrid between the International style and early Israeli modernism, is waiting a savior.