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NS Residence / Blatman-Cohen Architects

  • Architects: Blatman-Cohen Architects
  • Location: Emek Khefer Street, Netanya, Israel
  • Area: 450.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2014
  • Photographs: Amit Giron

© Amit Giron © Amit Giron © Amit Giron © Amit Giron

House in Hofit / Paritzki & Liani Architects

© Amit Geron
© Amit Geron

Architects: Paritzki & Liani Architects Location: Hofit, Israel Project Year: 2012 Project Area: 919 sqm Photographs: Amit Geron

Netanya City Hall Proposal / Zarhy Architects

Courtesy of Zarhy Architects
Courtesy of Zarhy Architects

In their design proposal for the Netanya City Hall, Zarhy Architects aimed to create an urban square that functions as a space which creates a direct connection between the public entities, the residents, and the rest of the city. Their approach was to refrain from building one tower which is indifferent to the street and instead, to introduce a “campus” of municipal buildings that provides an integral public space designed to serve the residents of the city of Netanya, as a generous and active urban square. More images and architects’ description after the break.

‘Garden Ribbons’ - A City Hall and Urban Park / ShaGa Studio

© Design Team + Moka Studio
© Design Team + Moka Studio

The new municipality building of Netanya, located in the old part of the city introduces a unique public park for the city – a green heart – that like a ribbon gradually transforms from a horizontal landscape to a vertical climatic structure. Designed by the Dutch office ShaGa Studio in collaboration with Shyovitz Architects, they define Netanya’s future identity as a coastal city which truly embraces an urban sustainable lifestyle for its residents, workers and visitors. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Netanya City Hall Building / Yaniv Pardo Architects

Courtesy of Yaniv Pardo Architects
Courtesy of Yaniv Pardo Architects

Through an innovative redesign by Yaniv Pardo Architects, the Netanya city center will be turned into a vibrant and exciting location, befitting a large metropolis. The municipality building will act as the city’s iconic landmark, an architectural milestone supporting the city’s unique urban landscape. The concept leans heavily on the residents of the city who will be using the space for a wide range of activities and services – cultural, social, leisure, commercial etc. Their movement across the space throughout the day will create a bustling urban center. More images and architects’ description after the break.

National Monument Marking the Red Army's Victory over Nazi Germany / TheHeder Partnership

Courtesy of TheHeder Partnership
Courtesy of TheHeder Partnership

Israel’s government, with the agreement of the Russian government has proposed erecting a monument to mark the Red Army’s victory over Nazi Germany. Taking on the design challenge, TheHeder Partnership draws your eyes to the horizon as you are overcome with openness and freedom and the spirit of the moment of victory. More images and architects’ description after the break.