Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

3-1980

Description

The International style dominates residential structures in Tel Aviv developed between the 1920s and 1960s. Patrick Geddes, at the request of Mayor Dizengoff, drafted a plan for the city that was adjusted for the comfort of the pedestrian. This photograph shows a residential neighborhood in Tel Aviv that is designed in accordance with the Geddes Plan. The Geddes Plan was drafted in 1926 and put into effect in 1927.

Notes

Dusvshani, Gilead. Notes on Local Architecture in Israel. (Berlin: Ernst Wasmuth Verlag Tubingen, 2008) pp. 174-176

Hatuka, Tali. Violent Acts and Urban Space in Contemporary Tel Aviv. (Austin: University of Texas, 2010) pp. 9-11

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

(accessed October 19, 2011)

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Creator 2 Dates

1854-1932

Creator 2 Role

Urban Planner

Subject Headings

Architecture, Modern -- 20th century -- International style; Housing Development -- Israel -- Tel Aviv; Housing -- Israel -- Tel Aviv;

Country Name

Israel

City Name

Tel Aviv

Keywords

housing, architecture, International style, modernism, Geddes Plan

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