Yael Allweil, PhD is an architect and Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning at the Technion, Israel, and Associate Fellow at the Truman Institute, Hebrew University. She completed her PhD in architecture history at UC Berkeley exploring the history of Israel-Palestine as a history of the gain and loss of citizen housing. Head of the Housing Architecture, History and Theory research group at Technion. Her research was published in the monograph Homeland: Zionism as Housing Regime 1860-2011 (Routledge, 2017) and a number of journal articles in Urban Studies, Footprint, Architecture Beyond Europe, City, TDSR and IJIA. Yael’s work involves academic research and activism in the context of the Israeli housing social movement.
Main Research Interests
History and theory of architecture, Housing as revolutionary architecture