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e-architect select what we feel are the key examples of Israeli Buildings. We cover completed buildings, new building designs, architectural exhibitions and architecture competitions across Israel. Our focus is on contemporary Israeli buildings.

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Major Israeli Building Designs – recent additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

Yad Va’Shem Holocaust Museum, Jerusalem – new photos
Design: Safdie Architects
Yad Va'Shem Holocaust Museum Building
photograph © Adrian Welch

Yad Va’Shem Holocaust Museum – 13 May 2013
The rebuilding of the Yad Va’Shem Holocaust Museum includes a new visitors’ center (Mevoah), a new history museum replacing the existing museum constructed in 1953, a Hall of Names, a synagogue, galleries for Holocaust art, an exhibitions pavilion and a learning and visual center. In addition, new underground parking and facilities for tour buses are located adjacent to a new entrance piazza. The overall program quadruples the permanent exhibition space.

Be’er Sheva Buildings, southern Israel – architecture review by e-architect editor Adrian Welch
Be'er Sheva Walkway
photograph © Adrian Welch
Be’er Sheva Buildings – 13 May 2013
Photos + information on low-rise housing, a megastructure and a university campus all located in the arid landscape of the Negev Desert.

Museum + Archive – Jabotinsky Center
Chyutin Architects
Jabotinsky Center Israel
image from architects

Jabotinsky Center, Ramat-Gan
The building will be erected on a triangular plot with roads on either side of it and its apex pointing to an intersection. The base of the triangle faces a public space to be shared by two other public buildings whose function has as yet not been decided. The building is designed as a spearhead pointing towards the intersection, from which it rises towards the urban expanse, bursting out of the depths of the ground. The volume design projects power and momentum as well as an ascetic simplicity devoid of ornamentation. The museum has three levels.

Gassul House, Tivon, north Israel
SO architecture
Gassul House Israel
picture from architect

Gassul House – near Haifa
The geometry and openings in this building were created while mainly aiming the beautiful landscape of the Carmel Mountain and the will to preserves the existing trees. The north elevation that faces the landscape is largely opened to the view. The privacy of the inhabitant vis-à-vis the street is preserved due to the cantilevered porch that is 2 m higher than the street. The Kitchen is located close to the entrance and serves easily the dinning lot and the living space.

Haifa Court House Building, north Israel
Chyutin Architects
Haifa Court Building
photograph from architect

Haifa Court Building
Haifa is the main northern city of Israel, situated on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea, on the slopes of Mount Carmel. The building site is located at Haifa’s downtown area, between two roads that define its boundary. The lower avenue serves as a main city thoroughfare, linking the city of Haifa to the northern part of Israel. The topographical situation is unique as the topographical soaring of Mount Carmel begins at the site’s longitude parallel. As a result, the building’s positioning is “double faced,” i.e., one side facing the mountain and the other facing the sea. The structure has two public entrances.

Peace Peres House, Jaffa, central Israel
Massimiliano & Doriana Fuksas Architects
Peace Peres House Jaffa
image : Archivio Fuksas

Peace Peres House Jaffa
This building is a parallelepiped. Obtained by irregularly shaped glass and concrete layers standing on a monolithic base: at one end of the building is the entrance to the car park, at the other the pedestrians entrance. At this point the basement becomes a large plaza, an empty space dissected lengthwise by two symmetrical ramps leading inside. This dark and low-ceilinged area leads to the inside of the well of light that is open for the whole height of the building, where the reception area is situated. From here the alternating light and dark layers are visible; the former, in glass, lit from the outside and the latter, in concrete mixed with other materials and local earth.

Major Israeli Architecture Developments, alphabetical:

Ashkelon Dance & Music Center Building
Design: Manuelle Gautrand Architecture
Ashkelon Dance & Music Center
picture © Manuelle Gautrand Architecture

Ashkelon Music and Dance Center
Barber shop, Rehovot, central Israel
Lior Vaknin + Sabi Aroch
Israeli interior
image from architect

Rehovot building
B&B Italia Showroom, Tel Aviv, western Israel
Architects: Pitsou Kedem
Tel Aviv Showroom Building
picture : Amit Geron

B&B Italia Showroom Israel
Beit Halochem Rehabilitation Center,
Beer Sheva, southern Israel
Kimmel Eshkolot Architects, Israel
Israel Veterans' Home
image from architect

Beit Halochem Rehabilitation Center
Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design
– New Campus, Jerusalem
SANAA with Nir Kutz Architects
Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design
image from BAAD

Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design
BGU University Entrance Square & Art Gallery, southern Israel
Chyutin Architects
BGU University Building
picture from architect

BGU University Art Gallery
Design Museum Holon, Tel Aviv
Design: Ron Arad
Design Museum Holon
image © DMH

Design Museum Holon
Fashion & Art Graduate School, Tel Aviv
Chyutin Architects
Fashion & Art Graduate School Israel
image from architects

Israel Building : Fashion & Art School
Felicja Blumenthal Music Center and Library, Bialik Square, Tel Aviv
Design: Nili Portugali Architect
Felicja Blumenthal Music Center and Library
picture from architects

Felicja Blumenthal Auditorium
Haifa University Student Center Building, north Israel
Chyutin Architects
Haifa University Student Center
photograph : Amit Giron

Haifa University Student Center
House N, Even Yehuda
Sharon Neuman & Oded Stern-Meiraz
House N Even Yehuda, Israel
picture from architects

House Even Yehuda
Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Design: various architects
Israel Museum Building
photo : Cecilia Koren

Israel Museum
Jerusalem District Courthouse,
central Israel
Design: Chyutin Architects
Jerusalem Court House Building
picture from architects

Jerusalem Courthouse
Jerusalem Light Rail Bridge,
eastern Israel
Santiago Calatrava
Jerusalem Light Rail Bridge
photograph © Adrian Welch

King George Towers, Jerusalem
Design: Baer, Shifman-Nathan Architects
King George Towers Jerusalem
image from architects

King George Towers
Leggenda Ice Cream and Yogurt, Ishay
SO Architecture
Israeli ice cream shop
photograph : Asaf Oren

Leggenda Ice Cream, Ramat
Maimonides Central Sepharadi Synagogue
Building proposal
Nili Portugali, architect
Israeli Synagogue Design
image from architect

Maimonides Synagogue, Hadera
Monument to the Negev Brigade,
Negev Desert, southern Israel
Design: Dani Karavan
Negev Brigade Memorial
photograph © Adrian Welch
Monument to the Negev Brigade
The Museum of Tolerance
Design proposal
Chyutin Architects
Museum of Tolerance Jerusalem
image from architects

The Museum of Tolerance
Observation tower on “Armon Hanatziv” walkway in Jerusalem
Design: Nir Ben Natan, Architect
Observation Tower Jerusalem
image from architects

Observation Tower Jerusalem
One out of four, Gedera, central Israel
Design : Lior Vaknin + Sabi Aroch
One Out of Four Israel
photo : Felix Spivack

One Out of Four Building
The Polonsky Academy, eastern Israel
Design: Chyutin Architects
Van-Leer Institute Building
render : Chyutin Architects

The Polonsky Academy
Rosso Restaurant, Ramat Ishay
SO Architecture
Restaurant Israel
photograph : Asaf Oren

Rosso restaurant Israel
Rothschild Tower, Tel Aviv, western Israel
Richard Meier & Partners Architects
Rothschild Tower Israel
rendering: DBOX

Rothschild Tower
Solar Flower Tower
Haim Dotan
Solar Flower Tower
picture from architect

Solar Flower Tower
Tel Aviv House
Chyutin Architects
Tel Aviv House
photograph from architect

Tel Aviv House
Tel Aviv Museum of Art Extension, Tel Aviv, western Israel
Tel Aviv Museum of Art
photo © Amit Geron
Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Theodore Café Bistro
SO Architecture
Café Bistro Israel
photograph : Asaf Oren

Theodore Café Bistro
Umm el-Fahem Museum Contemporary Art
Design proposal
SO Architecture
Museum for Contemporary Art Israel
image from architects

Umm el-Fahem Museum Building
University Senate Center Beer-Sheva, southern Israel
Chyutin Architects
University Senate Center Beer-Sheva BGU University Be'er Sheva Building
photograph : Ardon Bar Hama

University Senate Center Beer-Sheva
Yad Le’Banim buildings, Ramat Yishay – Architecture Competition entry
Design: Talmon Biran Architecture Studio
Yad Le’Banim buildings
picture from architects

Israel Architecture Competition entry
Yehiam Memorial,
Kibbutz Yechiam, north of Israel
SO Architecture
Yehiam Memorial Israel
photo : Asaf Oren, SO Architecture

Yehiam Memorial

Israeli Buildings – No Images

Bauhaus Museum, 21 Bialik Street, White City, Tel Aviv, central Israel
orig 1920’s; 2008
Founder / curator : Daniella Luxembourg

Foreign Ministry of Israel Building
2007
Diamond and Schmitt

Museum of Tolerance Building, Jerusalem

Museum of Tolerance

National Campus for the Archaeology of Israel, Jerusalem
Moshe Safdie Architects

Petah Tikvah Footbridge, Petah Tikvah, Tel Aviv
2006
Santiago Calatrava

Schocken Villa, Jerusalem
1930’s
Erich Mendelsohn

Design: Preston Scott Cohen
The Wohl Centre, Ramat-Gan, Tel Aviv
2006
Studio Daniel Libeskind with The Heder Partnership
Israeli Architecture : RIBA International Awards 2006

Yitzak Rabin Centre for Israeli Studies, Tel Aviv
Moshe Safdie

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Book by Moshe Safdie
‘Jerusalem: The Future of the Past’ (1989)

Moshe Safdie Branch Offices: Jerusalem, Israel 1970-

White City, Tel Aviv
1930’s
4,000 International Style buildings – UNESCO World Heritage Site

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