A landscape urbanism biennale in an unlikely suburb of Tel Aviv offers its working class citizens a look how their city can change for the better.
Mar 2, 2011 The Architect's Newspaper
Urban Fabric, a landscape architecture and urban design firm in Israel, uses recycled tiles, benches and more in their park designs.
Jan 22, 2011 Ha'aretz
Capitalism and bourgeois values built the city of Tel Aviv, which stands today as an outlier in Israel, according to this article.
Dec 22, 2010 City Journal
TheCityFix's Jonna McKone profiles one of the most interesting subways in the world — Haifa's Carmelit funicular — and the city's BRT system.
Oct 31, 2010 TheCityFix
A suburb of Tel Aviv is trying to revive itself by becoming an arts destination.
Oct 18, 2010 Los Angeles Times
With the support of Israel's government, Better Place is proposing a radical solution to the country's petrol problems and aiming to make the country the first to rid itself of dependence on oil for transportation.
Sep 19, 2010 The Financial Times
Esther Zandberg calls on Israeli architects and planners to refuse to design in Ariel, a sliver of land that goes deep into Palestinian territory. "Architecture is the implementer of political decisions," says Zandberg.
Sep 4, 2010 Haaretz
In an op-ed, architect Hillel Schocken calls for greater density in Israel, which he says has 1/5th the public density of Paris.
Jun 21, 2010 Haaretz
Described as being the biggest corruption scandal in Israel's history, the Holyland Park scandal highlights the need for tighter regulation of land use planning in Israel. But with the Prime Minister's support for deregulation, reform looks unlikely.
Apr 26, 2010 Treehugger
The Tel Aviv Municipality has approved a plan to create affordable housing units in the city, making it the first Israeli city to do so.
Mar 29, 2010 Sustainable City blog