• Bezalel Academy

    Bezalel Academy of Art and Design
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    • Bezalel Academy

      The design for the new Bezalel Arts Academy consists of two matching cubic volumes. One is partially embedded in the steeply sloping terrain of the site while the other is lifted from it and rests on a series of upturned pyramidal supports. Uniting both, a partially underground socle contains the collective programs and serves as the academy’s main arrival and distribution point. The polarity of the two volumes allows a subtle relationship between the two to be established and in turn between them and their deeply historical context whilst also emphasizing the independence of the Academy itself.

      The design for the new Bezalel Arts Academy consists of two matching cubic volumes. One is partially embedded in the steeply sloping terrain of the site while the other is lifted from it and rests …

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    • 2007089 Bezalel Academy

      Competition / 2ndprize, settled

      CityJeruzalem

      Programnew campus for the architecture department of the academy

      Year2007

      ProcedureCompetition / 2ndprize

      Statussettled

      ClientBezalel Academy of Art and Design

      Total floor area30.000 m²

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