Be it in a 10-story resort building on Tel Aviv’s promenade, a villa nearly touching the walls of Jerusalem’s Old City or an apartment overlooking the Haifa Bay, here are a dozen houses across Israel that will simply take your breath away.
By Xnet reporters
Ultra-modern minimalism, cozy luxury, and astounding views – these are a dozen of the most architecturally striking homes in Israel.
This house overlooks the Hula Valley, the Golan mountains and Mount Hermon, but its planning and design are far from “rural” and are unusual in their modernism compared to the other large buildings in the area. Continue Reading »
First a new center will be opened to supervise the restoration & preservation of roughly 2,000 buildings, comprising of the world’s largest collection of Bauhaus architecture.
By Itamar Eichner
Germany will donate 2.5 million euros over ten years for the preservation of Tel Aviv’s “White City”, German Construction Minister Barbara Hendricks told Mayor Ron Huldai on Thursday, with an initial grant of NIS 250,000.
Restored Bauhaus-style building in Tel Aviv – Photo: Zvika Tishler
The project coincides with the 50th anniversary of German-Israeli diplomatic relations.
The White City, which was designated a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site in 2003, is the largest collection in the world of buildings in the modernist Bauhaus style. Continue Reading »