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Beit-Halochem Rehabilitation Center / Kimmel-Eshkolot Architects

  • 00:00 - 10 April, 2011
Beit-Halochem Rehabilitation Center / Kimmel-Eshkolot Architects
Beit-Halochem Rehabilitation Center / Kimmel-Eshkolot Architects, © Amit Geron
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  • Architects

    Kimmel-Eshkolot Architects
  • Location

    Beersheba, Israel
  • Project Team

    Etan Kimmel, Michal Kimmel-Eshkolot, Ilan Carmi, Shachaf Zait
  • Project Management

    Ramon Engineers
  • Structural Engineer

    Roy Assaf Engineering
  • Client

    INZ foundation
  • Contractor

    Minrav Engineering
  • Area

    6000.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2011
  • Photographs

Text description provided by the architects. On the outskirts of Beer Sheva, where the city ends and the desert begins, the new "Beit-Halochem" rehabilitation center is built‫.‬ Desert sun and arid scenery served us as a source of inspiration to design a composition of rock-like volumes that are grouped together.

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© Amit Geron

The "rocks" accommodate intimate and quiet functions, whereas the negative space between them creates gathering areas, and defines the circulation in the building. The alignment of these rocks, combined with the thin horizontal roof which hovers between them, creates an inviting and protected courtyard‫.‬

© Amit Geron
© Amit Geron

The fierce desert sun-light, which bounces off minor dents on the surface of the rock, creates an ever-changing appearance for the new IDF veterans' home.

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© Amit Geron

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Cite: "Beit-Halochem Rehabilitation Center / Kimmel-Eshkolot Architects" 10 Apr 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/126119/beit-halochem-rehabilitation-center-kimmel-eshkolot-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884
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