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Tag: Zeev Rechter

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Architect

Born in Kovalivka, Russia - now Ukraine (1899-1960), immigrated to Israel in 1919. He first studied architecture before immigrating to Israel in Russia, and after immigrating to Israel he continued his studies abroad: in Rome and Paris, the first house he planned after graduating in Paris was the house of Avraham Soskin . One of the fathers of the modern movement in architecture in Israel, and the first to build houses on pillars (the first house was "Engel House" ). Among the well-known buildings he designed are the "Binyenei HaUma" (Buildings of the Nation) in Jerusalem, and the Heichal HaTarbut (the Hall of Culture) building (together with Dov Karmi) and the Helena Rubinstein Museum of Contemporary Art, both in the HaTarbut Square in Tel Aviv .

One of the founders of the "Hug group of architects" (together with Yisrael Dicker, Joseph Neufeld and Arieh Sharon) a group that in the 1930s promoted the professional architectural conversation in Israel.

Rechter is immortalized in several ways, including a street in Tel Aviv named after him, and a "slot" in the "Showing a place" project - the Pantheon in Holon

His son Yaakov Rechter was also a well-known architect who together with Zeev designed a number of well-known buildings.

The buildings in the site designed by Zeev Rechter
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