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Research & Innovation
Research in the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design focuses on innovative and creative solutions based on theory and praxis in the different departments within the Academy. From academic research to applied solutions we practice an interdisciplinary approach while collaborating with the top academic establishments and research institutes in Israel and worldwide.
Sustainable Urbanism and Green Architecture
Erez Ella Arch. & Barak Pelman Arch.
Ministry of Environmental Protection
Planning in the Age of the British Mandate
Dr. Noa Rubin
Israel Science Foundation
Different Models of Zero Energy Building and their Application in Israel
Ori Shalom Arch. & Jonathan Natanian Arch.
Ministry of Environmental Protection
• Prof. Zvi Efrat
• Iddo Ginat Arch.
The National Library of Israel
Preparation for Earthquakes
Maya Vinitsky, Eran Lederman, Dr. Shmuel Aroas in collaboration with Dr. Hillel Aviezer (HUJI)
Ministry of Science, Technology and Space
International - EU
Preparation for participation in the Bologna Process, implementation of recognition systems between Israel, Palestine and eight EU partners and for the contribution of internationalisation to the strategic development of the partner institutions at a medium and long term.
• Crime prevention through environmental design
COST is a unique means for European researchers, engineers and scholars to jointly develop their own ideas and new initiatives across all fields of science and technology, through trans-European networking of nationally funded research activities.
• Erasmus Mundos
Recently completed projects
EU Partnership for Peace – PUSH – Promoting the Understanding of Shared Heritage
Promoting the Understanding of Shared Heritage is a EU Partnership for Peace programme with the Al Quds University, the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design and the Jordan Society for Sustainable Development.
UNESCO – Memory of the World: National Archive of Art, Architecture and Design
EU TEMPUS – CORINTHIAM
JDA Archive Jerusalem of the mandate period
ISF – Dr. Roy Brand: Love-knowledge (book)
ISF - Dr. Gal Ventura: Genie is out of the bottle: maternal breastfeeding,
its absence and substitute in French art of the 19th century
ISF - Dr. Eve Aldobi: Federico Fellini - painting in film/painting on film
ISF - Dr. Dalia Manor: 1930-1948 Modern Art in Jewish Palestine
ISF - Dr. Dror Pimental: Dream of Purity; Heidegger and Derrida
Research Cluster Groups
To lead and promote theoretical and applied research across the spectrum of art, architecture and design and their cross disciplinary meeting points with other fields, while adhering to an ethical and socially responsible approach within the community
Applied Sustainable Design
Interdisciplinary research aimed to create applied sustainable design solutions.
Big-Data and The City
Focusing research on utilizing and applying big data analysis in the urban environment.
Design and Education
Creating research based solutions to improve the new learning space and experience.
Research devoted to creating innovative materials, techniques and applications.
RDFD - Relevant Design for Disaster
Lifesaving design solutions for disaster struck environments
Collaboration with The Hebrew University Jerusalem.
• Arts and Science | Design and Technology competition 2015
• Preparation for Earthquakes
Chair: Urban Design and Conservation Studies (650), established in 2004 at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem (Israel).
Chairholder: Prof. Michael Turner
European Research projects
Bezalel over the years has developed a programme for international research within the fields of Arts, Architecture and Design. This built on the UNESCO Chair in Urban Design and Conservation Studies which was established in 2004.
International research is currently based on the projects of the European Union and UNESCO and has included or includes the following:
TEMPER Project (1996)
TEMPER Project was an international enterprise within the framework of a programme for the conservation and cultivation of cultural heritage, which was financed by the European Community. more...