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ADA Karmi-Melamede, Architect Life Sciences Buildings, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

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ISBN-10: 3764369590

ISBN-13: 9783764369590

Edition: 2003

Authors: Ada Karmi-Melamede, Robins Karmi-Melamede, H�l�ne Binet, David S. Robins

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At the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beersheva, Israel, the newly built life sciences complex has provided the ideal meeting place for avant-garde architecture and state-of-the-art science. Nestled in the Negev Desert, this institute with a floor area of 14'500m is a perfect example of the beauty of concrete when used in an elegant and classical way. Its fine details, the skilful use of light and space are characteristic examples of the thoughtful design of this impressive structure. Helene Binet, the renowned architectural photographer, went to Israel to capture the building in expressive images especially for this publication. From the very first plans to the final details, this…    
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Book details

List price: $91.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag GmbH
Publication date: 10/24/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 132
Size: 9.00" wide x 12.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

Donovan Bixley has illustrated over 80 books across a broad range of genres including The Wheels on the Bus, Old MacDonald's Farm, The Weather Machine, Monkey Boy, and Faithfully Mozart. He illustrated The Three Bears Sort Of by Yvonne Morrison, which won the Children's Choice Award at the 2014 NZ Post Book Awards for Children and Young Adults.Ada Karmi-Melamede studied at the Architectural Association in London and in Israel from 1956-1962. She has designed numerous buildings in Israel and has taught at several universities in the USA, including Columbia and Yale.

Preface
An Introduction to the Life Sciences Buildings
Documentary Drawings
Construction Drawings
Tectonics and Detailing Facades: Casting in Place
Arrival
Ingress
Gardens: Spine
Extension
Sketches
Notes on the Building Program
Recent Work
Project Credits
Illustration Credits