One of the side benefits of the recent Houses from Within: Open House Jerusalem was that it gave me a chance to see more of the city. Over the two days I visited some of the many venues that were open for the event, I did much of it by foot. As I walked through the streets of Jerusalem I got to . . .
At the end of last week, I spent two days visiting different venues all over Jerusalem as part of Open House Jerusalem: Houses from Within. The 'Open House' concept originally began in London as an opportunity to showcase outstanding architecture for everyone to experience, completely free. The . . .
On a recent visit to Akko, I came across this charming little home on a road next to the Mediterranean Sea. With its painted pale blue wooden shutters, slightly peeling stucco facade, tiled decorative floor and plants next to the door, this quaint and rustic looking home in Akko . . .
When you think of tourist sites in Israel, Ramla might not be the first place that comes to mind. But this small - sometimes forgotten - central city, has a few secret hidden gems waiting to be discovered. And if you love architecture and history, they're a feast for the eyes. So a few days . . .
In early 2017 a new hotel is set to open in Jaffa (Yafo). But this is no ordinary hotel. Here, history will meet modern design - and 19th Century architecture infused with minimalist style. Because the site of what will be the first W Hotel and Residence in Israel is a 19th Century building that . . .
The Chords Bridge designed by Spanish born architect and engineer Santiago Calatrava has become one of modern Jerusalem's most visible landmarks, and a renowned feature of its skyline. The iconic cantilever cable-stayed bridge was designed to be a visual element at the entrance to Jerusalem - a . . .