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Ron Arad

Designer Biography

...Israeli-born industrial and furniture designer and architect, Arad studied at the Bezalel Academy of Arts Jerusalem in 1971 before moving to London in 1973 to train at the Architectural Association (AA) under renowned architects Peter Cook...

Facing the Sun: German-Speaking Émigrés and the Roots of Israeli Climatic Building Design

Designing Transformation : Jews and Cultural Identity in Central European Modernism

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book Chapter

...The occurrence of a cultural transfer of modernist architecture from Europe to British Palestine during the 1930s has become a widely accepted axiom in current architectural historiography. Disagreements do exist on the degree of influence...

Israeli Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...In the early twentieth century Professor Boris Schatz from Lithuania envisioned and established a school for art and design in the Land of Israel. The Bezalel School opened in Jerusalem in 1906, influenced by the worldwide Arts and Crafts...