For a number of years, the conversation about Israeli architecture revolved around the construction of the so-called White City of Tel Aviv from the 1930s to the 1950s and the legacies of the International Style, which, for the most part, was brought to the country by émigré architects. Over the past two decades, however, historians of the built environment have widened that view, shifting the focus to later periods and moving away from Tel Aviv toward other (at times) more contentious sites. They explored the construction of settlements in East Jerusalem, and even the work of Israeli architects in other countries, such as Iran and Nigeria.1Israel...
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Book Review| September 01 2021
Review: Israel as a Modern Architectural Experimental Lab, 1948–1978
Inbal Ben-Asher Gitler and Anat Geva, eds.
Israel as a Modern Architectural Experimental Lab, 1948–1978
2020, 374 pp., 130 b/w illus. $120/£90 (cloth), ISBN 9781789380644
Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (2021) 80 (3): 365–366.
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Noam Shoked; Review: Israel as a Modern Architectural Experimental Lab, 1948–1978. Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 1 September 2021; 80 (3): 365–366. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jsah.2021.80.3.365
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