DOCOMOMO JOURNAL 40: Tel Aviv: A Century of Modern Buildings

Author: Jérémie Hoffmann (guest editor), James Lewis, Luis Müller,

Publisher: DOCOMOMO International (2009)

Dimensions (length x width x height): 21 cm × 1 cm × 30 cm

Pages: 106

Language: English

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Docomomo Journal 40 (March 2009):

Walter Gropius in England 1934–37: Adaptation, Expectation and Reality by James Lewis
Wladimiro Acosta: Healthcare Architectural Projects. Santa Fe, Argentina, 1938–42 by Luis Müller
Docomomo Curaçao Wants to Maintain the Façade of Cinelandia by Sofia Saaverda Bruno

Built for Education:
Selection from the Docomomo Registers:
Architecture for Education by Marieke Kuipers
Education for Everybody: The Role of Education in Relation to the Modern Movement by Natasa Koselj
Argentina: Marks of the Marcante Plan
Australia: Regional Representations
Austria: Symmetry and SOS
Belgium: Topography and Typologies
Brazil: Modernization in Teaching and Technology
Chile: Incorporating Landscape and Arts
Colombia: White City Campus
Cuba: Post-Colonial Progress
Cyprus: Meeting Places of Local Society and International Modernity
Czech Republic: Schools of the First Republic
Denmark: Variety and Functional Tradition
Dominican Republic: Tropical Adaptations of Modernity
Estonia: Baltic Schools
Finland: Schools of the First Republic
France: Green Spaces in Dense Areas
Germany: Important Impulses
Greece: New Politics for Social and Cultural Modernization
Iberia: Examples of Primary and Secondary Schools
Italy: Individuality and National Identity
Japan: Vanguard and Modernization
Korea: Native Rationalism and Postwar Corbusianism
Malta: Reference Points of Postwar Independence
Mexico: New Trends After Revolution
The Netherlands: Pluriformity and Transparency
New Zealand: Governmental Support
Norway: Demostrations of Democratitzation and Institutionalization
Poland: Interwar Innovations
Puerto Rico: Showcases of Post-Colonial Modernity
Scotland: Postwar Expansion of University Education
Slovakia: Functionality and Figurativeness
Slovenia: Away from Long and Dark Corridors
Sweden: Daylight and Differentiation
Switzerland: Kindergartens in Ticino
Turkey: Standardization and Secularization
United Kingdom: Towards and Social Architecture
USA: From “Academical Village” to Seat of Culture

Tel Aviv 100 Years:

A Century of Modern Buildings:

Part1: Towards a New Utopian Homeland
The Modern Movement in Israel. The Combination of Two Utopias: The Industrial Revolution and the Idea of the Garden City by Michael Levin
The International Style and the Two Faces of Zionism by Hadas Shadar
The Red Side of Tel Aviv: Pinkerfeld’s Architecture in the Kibbutz Sphere by Yossi Klein
Shaping a Modernist University Campus: The Hebrew University Campus in Givat Ram and the Tel Aviv University Campus by Diana Dolev

Part 2: The First Modern Hebrew City
Patrick Geddes’s Tel Aviv Plan of 1925: Generating a New Form of Urban Community by Raquel Rapaport & Horacio Schwartz
The Tel Aviv School: A Constrained Rationalism by Catherine Weill-Rochant
Three Animals: Karmi, Rechter and Sharon: Among the Founding Fathers of Modern Israeli Architecture by Jérémie Hoffmann
The Flight of the Camel: The Levant Fair of 1934 and the Creation of Situated Modernism by Sigal Davidi & Robert Oxman
The Heritage of Modern Movement in Tel Aviv: Spatial Distribution Versus Public Consciousness by Keren Metrany & Irit Amit-Cohen
Tel Aviv: Learning from Modernism by Moshe Margalith
…This Once Gold-Diggingly Created City: Eric Mendelsohn and Tel Aviv by Ita Heinze-Greenberg

Book Reviews:
Paul Overy: Light, Air and Openness: Modern Architecture Between the Wars
Frederico Neder: Fuller Houses: R. Buckminster Fuller’s Dymaxion Dwellings and Other Domestic Adventures
Styliane Philippou: Oscar Niemeyer: Curves of Irreverence by Dennis Sharp
Catherine Weill-Rochant: L’Atlas de Tel Aviv, 1908–2008 by François Chaslin

Gaditya Prakash (1923–2008) by Hannah le Roux