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Israel as a modern architectural experimental lab, 1948-1978

Author: Inbal Ben-Asher Gitler; Anat Geva
Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Chicago, USA Intellect Books 2020
Series: Critical Studies in Architecture of the Middle East series
Edition/Format:   Map : English

This collection discusses the innovative and experimental architecture of Israel during its first three decades following the nation's establishment in 1948. The volume highlights new perspectives on  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Document Type: Map
All Authors / Contributors: Inbal Ben-Asher Gitler; Anat Geva
ISBN: 9781789380644 1789380642
OCLC Number: 1148141962
Description: viii, 397 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction by Inbal Ben-Asher Gitler and Anat GevaPart I: Modern Experiments in Rural and Urban DesignChapter 1: The Experimental Integrative Habitation Unit as a Modern Experimental Lab in Israel by Yair BarakChapter 2: From A-Locality to Locality: The Gur Neighbourhood in Hatzor HaGlili by Oryan ShacharChapter 3: Un-Settling Established Narratives: The West Bank 'Communal Settlement' as Architecture and Planning Lab by Yael AllweilChapter 4: Landscape Modernism and the Kibbutz: The Work of Shmuel Bickels (1909-1975) by Elissa RosenbergPart II: Public Architecture as Testing GroundChapter 5: A Museum In Between: The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1965 by Eliyahu KellerChapter 6: Genia Averbuch: Modernism Meets the Vernacular: Youth Villages for New Immigrants, 1948-1955 by Sigal DavidiChapter 7: The Modern Israeli Synagogue as an Experiment in Jewish Tradition by Naomi SimhonyChapter 8: Israeli Architecture at a Turning Point: Designs for the Israeli Center for Technological Awareness, 1978 by Jeremy KargonPart III: Considering ClimateChapter 9: Minus 400 and Over 40 Degrees: Architecture in the Dead Sea, 1948-1971 by Daphne Binder and Theodore KofmanChapter 10: Architectonic Experimentation in Early Israeli Architecture Vis-a-Vis Climatic Constraints: The Case of the Negev Desertby Isaac A. Meir, Rachel Bernstein and Keren ShalevChapter 11: The Other Side of Climate: The Unscientific Nature of Climatic Architectural Design in Israel by Or AleksandrowiczPart IV: Reflections AbroadChapter 12: Building and Re-Building a Nation's Identity: Israeli and Italian Architectural Culture, Their Representation and the Role of Bruno Zevi (1918-2000) by Matteo Cassani SimonettiChapter 13: Prefabricating Nativism: The Design of the Israeli Knesset, 1956-1966 and the Sierra Leone Parliament, 1960-1964 by Ayala Levin
Series Title: Critical Studies in Architecture of the Middle East series
Responsibility: edited by Inbal Ben-Asher Gitler and Anat Geva.


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'Israel as a Modern Architectural Experimental Lab, [is] another manifestation of [the] renewed appreciation of early state architecture and adds to our collective understanding of the role concrete Read more...

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