The Shimon Peres Centre for Peace sits in a seaside neightbourhoud of ancient Jaffa. It is home to Arab, Jewish & Foreign workers, who work together to forge peace in the region.
It also functions as a library & event space; hosting exhibitons & conferences such as TED, in its state of the art auditorium.
The building comprises alternate layers of concrete and translucent glass.
Glass filters the light inside during the day, and sends it back out at night.
DANIEL ROWING CENTER
Architect: Plesner Architects
This commemorative municipal centre has the infrastructure for Olympic
& Paralympic rowing.
The copper roof, reminiscent of a beached boat, projects 3 meters all around ensuring permanent shading. The upturned 'keel' provides natural heating,
as well as sophisticated natural ventilation.
Due to its river-side location, the building is flood safe, with the lower floors open to let rising water through from side to side.
TEL AVIV PORT & BEACH PROMENADE
Architect: Mayslits Kassif
Mayslits Kassif restored this unique part of the city, turning it into an internationally award-winning, mixed use urban landmark. The project is now being extended to the 10km beach-front zone which stretches south of the port.
The design introduces an extensive undulating, non-heirarchical surface, that acts both as a reflection of the dunes on which the port was built, and as an open invitation to unstructured public movement.
PERES PEACE HOUSE
Architect: Massimiliano FUKSAS
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