Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

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Academy of Advanced Studies

Jerusalem Higher Education Building: Israeli Public Institution – by Chyutin Architects Ltd

14 Nov 2016

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

Design: Chyutin Architects Ltd

Location: Jerusalem, Israel

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

The Polonsky Academy of Advanced Studies for the Humanities and Social Sciences is part of the Van Leer Institute campus in Jerusalem.

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

The building is situated on a cliff facing South towards the Jerusalem Theater.

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

Its Northern facade faces the central garden courtyard, which acts as the ‘heart’ of the campus.

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

The low-set horizontal appearance of the building integrates with the dimensions and design characteristics of its existing surrounding buildings which are comprised of opaque stone facades facing the city and glass facades facing the central inner garden.

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

The building’s research activity is located on the two upper levels of the structure and includes researcher offices, seminar rooms and additional meeting spaces that open onto inner patios.

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

The main entrance to the building includes an exhibition gallery facing the central garden courtyard.

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

The entrance to the floor below is through the level of the central garden courtyard and includes a conference room, a lecture hall, a cafeteria and the upper level of the two-storey library.

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

Academy of Advanced Studies – Building Information

Architects: Chyutin Architects Ltd.
Design Team: Bracha Chyutin, Michael Chyutin, Jacques Dahan, Ethel Rosenhek, Joseph Perez
Location: Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
Floor Area: 7500 sqm
Completion Date: 2015
Photographs: Ardon Bar-Hama

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

Academy of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem

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