• Pearlman Cabin, Idyllwild. Architect: John Lautner. Copyright Ruth and Rick Meghiddo. All Rights Reserved

    Idyllwild Idyll

    Thursday, September 14, 2017

    Walking through the many trails of Idyllwild provides an excellent source of learning from nature by going back to fundamentals, delivered by boulders and trees: life and death, change, the nature of materials, gravity, light and shadow, adaptation and wise economy of form.

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  • Sculpture a Walla Walla

    Tangoing with Paul & Amigos

    Monday, August 28, 2017

    A personal view of artist Paul McCarthy’s exhibition at the Hauser & Wirth Gallery, in downtown LA’s Arts District. McCarthy’s large scale sculptures in wood inspired the film’s shooting and editing and triggered associations with other like-minded artists. Tango’s are here used as a metaphor of nonlinearity, Baroque fluidity, dynamism and improvisation.

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    The Wright Way – An Overture

    Friday, June 30, 2017

    Why Wright now? What can a man born 150 years ago, tell to a young generation of architects likely to be responsible for the invention of the future? The following documentary is intended to emphasize the link between Wright ideas and the needs of tomorrow.

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  • Guggenheim Museum. Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright.

    Architecture in a Nutshell

    Friday, May 19, 2017

    “Architecture in a Nutshell” is a synopsis of the history of architecture, the main principles that guide architectural design thinking, and the process of proceeding from dreams and ideas to actual buildings. Architectural and filmmaking experience are combined to convey multiple layers of knowledge with clarity.

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    Tongva Park and the Angelbird

    Friday, May 5, 2017

    Tongva Park in Santa Monica is a unique model of sustainability and Organic Architecture, sensitive to the site’s geological and human history. It was designed by James Corner Fields Operations to turn the area into “a new destination and gathering place of great social, ecological and symbolic value.”

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  • Jean Phillipe Pargade Technical and Scientific School, Paris. Photo: Sergio Grazia, Rick Meghiddo

    From Architecture to Urban Farming

    Monday, December 26, 2016

    A Brief Story of a Vision “While doing research on solutions for sustainable mixed-use urban corridors, I came to foresee the advantage of incorporating a food-growth area integrated…

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  • Western Wall Detail

    Jerusalem Journal

    Tuesday, August 30, 2016

    Jerusalem Journal attempts to capture meaningful aspects of the world’s most complex city. During three non-consecutive days I walked miles through some of its sections, old and new. The light rail traveling provided me with an opportunity to encounter people of all walks of lives, faiths and nationalities. In Jerusalem discovery, within and without, is a non-ending process.

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  • View from Cabri

    Cabri: Art in the Country

    Tuesday, August 16, 2016

    Cabri is a kibbutz in Western Galilee. It includes the Gottesman Etching Center and an art gallery. For many years it was the residence place of sculptor Yechiel Shemi, Israel Prize winner and the first Israeli artist from whom New York’s Museum of Modern Art acquired work. The video shows an opening dedicated to artist Tobi Harel and to poet Ronny Someck, yet its message goes beyond that. It shows that contemporary art production can grow not only in an urban environment, but it can flourish in the country as well.

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    Morning Walk

    Wednesday, July 20, 2016

    “Morning Walk” is a reflection of both my feelings as a former resident of Ramat Aviv (1992 – 2002) and as a daily walker at the present time. My observations through the lens of a camera try to capture some of the elements that define its success.

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  • Rothschild Boulevard

    White Night

    Saturday, July 2, 2016

    Tel Aviv, “the city that never sleeps,” becomes once a year, during White Night, a place where nobody seems to sleep at all: youngsters, adults and children flow into tens of events throughout its annual “White Night.” Cities are not just the accumulation of buildings, streets and open spaces.The are the focal point of culture. For those intoxicated with negative news from the Middle East, this video may offer another viewpoint.

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