Research Fields

Our faculty are involved in the following research fields.

 

Architecture

 

Digital Architecture/Computer Aided Architectural Design (CAAD)

Theory, Performance based design, Computer based design methods, design representation, Visualization and Modeling Tools

 

Design Research and Design Theory

Artificial Intelligence in Design; Computational models of Design; Digital Design; Creativity and Innovation;  Design Emergence; Virtual Design; Information Systems

 

Sustainable Architectural Design

Sustainable Codes In Architecture, Lighting and Daylighting in Architecture, performance simulation and optimization, Regeneration, Reuse and Recycling Of Buildings, Intelligent Buildings, Visual and Spatial Analysis

 

Intelligent Buildings

 

Computer Aided Architectural Fabrication

 

Urban Design

Theory, Urban Renewal, Housing Theory and Practice, Mediterranean and Middle-Eastern Urbanism, Compact Urban Formations

 

Architectural Philosophy

Theory, Phenomenology of Architecture

 

Architectural Education

 

Design with Communities

Public Space Interventions, Event Architecture

 

Art

Art and architecture, Art theory, Art Installations, Cinema and Architecture

 

Architecture Theory and Criticism

 

Deployable Structures, Spatial Structures and Shells

Structural Morphology

 

Design Research, Design Theory, Design Studies

Artificial Intelligence in Design; Computational models of Design; Digital Design; Creativity and Innovation; Design Emergence; Virtual Design; Information Systems

 

History, Theory and Criticism

Twentieth Century And Contemporary Architecture, Post-W.W.II Architectural Culture, Cultural Heritage, the Theory and Politics of Historical Preservation, Architectural Historiography

 

Biomimcry in Architecture

  

GIS

 

 

Urban and Regional Planning

 

Housing and Urban Regeneration

Housing Policy and Planning

Urban Renewal and Neighborhood Regeneration

 

Social and Cultural Aspects of Planning

Planning for Promoting Social Goals

Community development and social capital

Human Behavior in the Built and Natural Environment

Planning for Minorities and Specific Population Groups

Public Participation in Planning

Sustainable Development, Space, Society and Culture

surveillance of Public Space

Spatial Development and Planning

Land Use Planning, Modeling and Policy

Urban Spatial Dynamics

Metropolitan, Regional & Cross Border Planning

 

Economic Aspects of Planning

Real-Estate Development and Finance

High Technologies, Technology Transfer and Spatial Development

 

Planning Law and Property Rights

Planning law and planning theory

Planning law and property rights

 

Infrastructure

Energy Economics and Planning

Green infrastructure, especially water

Infrastructure Planning and Policy

Transport Congestion, Road Safety, and Environmental Economics

 

Environment and Planning

Environmental Policy and Planning

Sustainable use and management of natural resources

Landscape Ecology

 

 

 

Industrial Design

 

Design and Human Factors In Healthcare

 

Personalized Design, Design For All (Inclusive Design)

 

Human Factors and Design In Extreme Environments

 

Evidence Based Design (EBD) Methodologies

 

Computer Aided Architectural Fabrication

 

Interactive Design & Responsive Environments

 

Sustainable materials

 

 

Landscape Architecture

 

History, Theory and Criticism Of Landscape Architecture In Israel

 

Cultural Landscapes

 

Sacred and Symbolic Landscapes: Natural, Cultural And Visual Components