Tongva Park and the Angelbird

Friday, May 5, 2017
Observation Point -Tongva Park - Copyright Rick Meghiddo. All Rights Reserved

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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From Architecture to Urban Farming

Monday, December 26, 2016
Jean Phillipe Pargade Technical and Scientific School, Paris. Photo: Sergio Grazia, Rick Meghiddo

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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Jerusalem Journal

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Western Wall Detail

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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Pride or Revolt?

Sunday, June 5, 2016
Pride Parade, Tel Aviv 2016

Tel Aviv’s 18th annual Pride Parade is officially titled “Women for Change.” It joins similar manifestations around the world to assert tolerance and equal rights for all, except…

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Tel Aviv Museum of Art

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

The new wing of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, designed by architect Preston Scott Cohen as an addition to the museum’s Main Building, is the latest development in a process that started in the 1930s, when the city’s first mayor, Meir Dizengoff, created a municipal art museum in his own house. It evolved through the creation of the Helena Rubinstein Gallery in 1959, the austere main building designed by architects Dan Eitan and Itzhak Yashar in 1971, and the Herta & Paul Amir Building, inaugurated in 2011.

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