The Guide to Gentrification: a new documentary series on Jaffa directed by Lavi Vanounou

The faculty congratulates Lavi Vanounou, a graduate of the Urban and Regional Planning track, on the new series he directed “The Guide to Gentrification”. The series aired last month on Channel 8 and documents the gentrification processes that are taking place in Jaffa. The series has been praised and we join them and recommend watching

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Cleaning the beaches following the oil spill disaster

Following the oil spill disaster that has hit the shores of Israel in recent weeks, a group of students from the Landscape Architecture Program took part in a volunteer day to clean the beaches. The volunteers met at Students’ Beach in Tirat Carmel, accompanied by Professors Tal Alon-Mozes and Matanya Sack. Students were guided by

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Why is it so hard to know what is planned near our house?

An new article was published on Ynet about `Meirim` a website co-founded by Jonathan Dortheimer, a postdoctoral fellow in the MTRL laboratory at the faculty. Jonathan co-founded Meirim with Eyal Migdalovich and Dr. Talia Margalit to facilitate transparency and democratization in urban planning processes in Israel. The article reviews a number of studies that emphasize the

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Congratulations to Noam Attias, a student at the Industrial Design program, for winning the Jacob prize.

. Noam’s paper integrates biotechnology and industrial design. The aim of the study is to develop mycelium-based materials as a sustainable alternative to synthetic industrial materials. Throughout the research described in the article, we developed a natural and biodegradable nano biological material that can be processed using existing industrial methods to obtain thin, strong and

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