Tel Aviv


05 July 2023

Tall Buildings and City Development: Comparison of Five Case Studies

Roberta dal Molin, Shenav Ragiv, &Elena Giacomello

Skyscrapers commonly rise in major cities worldwide, but the difference is in how they are integrated into the urban plan. This paper provides a comprehSkyscrapers...

19 March 2020

Improving the Energy Efficiency Of a Mediterranean High-Rise Envelope

Tanya Saroglou & Isaac A. Meir, Ben-Gurion University; Theodoros Theodosiou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

This study focuses on the building envelope as the mediator between interior and exterior climatic conditions, examining its influence on energy loads. The parameters are:...

28 October 2019

New Tower Typology: Optimizing Workspaces and the Public Realm

Asa Bruno, Ron Arad Architects Ltd

Tel Aviv, widely recognized as the largest tech hub outside of Silicon Valley, is in the grip of unprecedented urban development. Despite having only 500,000...

20 October 2018

The Middle East: 30+ Years of Building Tall

CTBUH Research

The Middle East region is hosting its first CTBUH International Conference since 2008. In that year, there were 119 completed buildings of 150 meters or...

17 October 2016

Open Air, Sun and a Glass of Wine - Mediterranean Lifestyle in High-Rise Residential Buildings

Nirit Rosenstein, Africa Israel Investments Ltd.

This paper suggests a look into the local interpretation of dense vertical urbanism in Mediterranean cities through a whirlwind overview of high-rise residential development in...

26 October 2015

Tall Buildings and the Sabbath Elevator

David Pilzer, Israel Ministry of the Interior

The commandment to keep the Sabbath as a day of rest appears in the Bible many times. Jewish law prescribes an intricate set of rules...

26 October 2015

Tel Aviv’s Midtown/Azrieli North Development as an Integrated Complex of Tower Urbanism

Moshe Tzur & Robert Oxman, Moshe Tzur Architects and Town Planners

Tel Aviv’s Midtown/Azrieli North Complex is the new hub of the northern central business district (CBD) that functions to connect the activity centers of the...

16 September 2014

Diversity and Change in Vertical Urbanism

Moshe Tzur, Moshe Tzur Architects Urbanists; Robert Oxman, Technion Israel Institute of Technology

The living city is ideally composed of elements in an ecologically dynamic relationship with the urban environment. Environmental function measured over time constitutes a seminal...

16 September 2014

Urban Renewal For A Global City

Gil Shenhav, Canaan Shenhav Architects, Ltd.

The city of Tel Aviv is over 100 years old. In 2003 UNESCO declared the center of Tel Aviv as a World Cultural Heritage Site....

01 February 2008

The Race for the Sky: Unbuilt Skyscrapers

Mohamad Kashef, East Carolina University

Unbuilt skyscraper designs are noted by many architecture critics as the best in the genre of tall buildings. This paper provides an exposition of various...