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links

UNESCO's decision designating Tel Aviv a World Heritage Site -
White City of Tel-Aviv -- the Modern Movement
UNESCO World Heritage Center

Tel Aviv's Modernist Architecture, June 2017
ARTE TV, Invitation to a Voyage (video) -
Tel Aviv, invention d'une ville modern (Français) 
Tel Aviv, die Erfindung der modernen Stadt (Deutsche)

The development of Tel Aviv in a nutshell (video) - 
Tel Aviv Architecture 20s – 30s

Prof. Zvi Efrat’s critique on ‘Kibbutz + Bauhaus’ by architect Arie Sharon, 
whom he defines as “the most instrumental and prolific Bauhaus graduate” - 
About the period that shaped the White City and the Israeli State

 

reading

An in depth comprehensive study (475 pages),
brilliant analysis of the local ‘modified’ Modernism
that conveys the striking aesthetics of the period -
ARCHITECTURE IN PALESTIME DURING THE BRITISH MANDATE,
1917-1948, 
by Ada Karmi-Melamede & Dan Price,
Published by The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2014 
English edition

34 buildings recently restored including ‘before and after’ photos - 
PRESERVATION AND RENEWAL 
Bauhaus and International Style Buildings in Tel Aviv,
Edited by Micha Gross, Bauhaus Center Tel Aviv, 2015
Bilingual edition (Hebrew/English) 

An extensive work on the subject (447 pages) -
DWELLING ON THE DUNES

Tel Aviv Modern Movement and Bauhaus Ideals,
Nitza Metzger – Szmuk, Edition de l'éclat, 2004
Bilingual edition (French/English)

An outsider's sensitive study of the city and its origins -
TEL AVIV

Joachim Schlör, Reaktion Books, 1999
First published in German as Tel Aviv: Vom Traum zur Stadt,
Bleicher Verlag,1996

A handy guide that includes 13 plans of typical Bauhaus dwellings -
BAUHAUS TEL AVIV

An Architectural Guide, Nahoum Cohen, Batsford, 2003


 

 

 FRAGMENTS exhibition, International Style Architecture in Tel Aviv

 

 


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