Slide Title

Tel Aviv: Housing

Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

3-1980

Description

Shown in this picture is the Bauhaus architecture of Tel Aviv. This was introduced to the city during the 1920s and 1930s by German architects who moved to Palestine after the Nazi generation expanded. Bauhaus is a German modernist style of architecture has several distinct characteristics including its use of ornamentation, asymmetry and looks at a building in terms of space instead of mass. They are also usually cubic and contain many right angles.

Notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tel_Aviv#Architecture

http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Society_&_Culture/Architecture/Bauhaus.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bauhaus

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Building Style

Modernism

Subject Headings

City planning -- Israel -- Tel Aviv; Tel Aviv, Israel -- Buildings, structures, etc.; Housing -- Dwellings -- Israel -- Tel Aviv; Architecture, German -- Israel -- Tel Aviv; Architecture, Modern -- German -- 20th century;

Country Name

Israel

City Name

Tel Aviv

Keywords

housing, Israel, Tel Aviv, dwellings, city planning

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