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post updated 26 August 2021

Houses in Israel

e-architect select what we feel are the key examples of Israeli Houses. We aim to include buildings that are either of top quality or interesting, or ideally both.

We cover completed residential buildings, new building designs and architecture competitions across Israel. The focus is on contemporary Israeli residences but information on traditional Israel homes is also welcome.

Major Israeli Properties – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

4 August 2021
S5 – the House With A Ribbon Envelope, city of Hod HaSharon, Central District
Design: Raz Melamed Architect
S5 home With A Ribbon Envelope in Israel
photo courtesy of architecture studio
Hod HaSharon house
The house was designed for a refined couple and their 3 children, who came to the project equipped with knowledge about innovations and construction technologies coupled with a vision for a unique design that spawned a fruitful dialogue with the architect.

29 Oct 2020
S House, Rishon Lezion
S House Rishon Lezion
photography : Peled Studios / Yoav Peled Architecture Photography
S House, Rishon Lezion
This is a private home in the center of Israel. Functional and precise design on a 280 sqm plot with an emphasis on a sense of space and openness – the name of the game of this house.

16 Nov 2019
SSY House, Tel-Aviv
Design: Broides Architects
SSY House Tel-Aviv
photo : Jonathan Ben Chaim
SSY House Tel-Aviv Villa
A house from the 1960s designed originally by Noy Pedro Architects was purchased and used by its owners as a home office. The SSY House was extensively renovated while maintaining the original design. The house opens into the back garden and second floor patio. The renovated patio was extended and framed with stainless steel mesh providing full transparency and a natural breeze.

5 July 2019
The GN House, Rishon LeZion
Design: Erez Segalovitz Architecture
GN House, Rishon LeZion residence Israel
photograph : Yoav Peled
GN House, Rishon LeZion Residence
Surrounded by houses built in the 1940s with sloping roofs covered by concrete tiles, the GN house stands out with its bright color and modernist simple shape.

3 Dec 2018
Eco360 Energy Positive Villa, Arsuf, central Israel
Design: Geotectura Studio
Eco360 house in Arsuf Israel Architecture News
photo : Lior Avitan
Eco360 Energy Positive Villa
Vision: To make our planet a better place. The architects planned to build a sustainable home that would be Energy-Positive and include excellent indoor air and light quality while reflecting the beauty of the surroundings.

13 Aug 2018
Men in Black Apartment, Tel-Aviv
Architects: XS Studio for compact design
Men in Black Tel-Aviv Home
photograph : Amit Gosher
Men in Black Tel-Aviv Home
Have you ever noticed that most small apartments seem to be white? In this 44 sqm apartment, the choice of black veneer proves the strong effect a dark color has on a small space. The apartment, located in a beautiful preserved building with high ceilings in the center of Tel Aviv was designed for a couple of successful career men and their dog.

17 Jul 2018
Strings attached House, Tel Aviv
Interior Design: Studio Perri
Strings Attached House in Bnei Atarot
photo : Aviad bar ness
Strings attached House in Bnei Atarot
A private house of 185 sqm in Bnei Atarot “moshav” in Israel, that was built 10 years ago and was no longer suited to the needs of the family living there, was upgraded from a characterless old-fashion space to a villa with a prestigious and up-to-date look.

15 Jan 2018
5 Meters Residence, Tel Mond
Architects: Studio Ron Shenkin
5 Meters Residence
photograph : Shai Epstei
5 Meters Residence in Tel Mond
On a relatively small plot, Ron Shenkin designed a challenging private house only 5 meters in width. The construction rights created the limitations of a very small land cover, restrictive and even curved construction lines and a rectangular house where every centimeter counts. “Winning land in this country is equivalent to winning the lottery,” Shenkin says.

7 Nov 2017
New Residence in the Galilee
Design: Golany Architects
New Residence in the Galilee
photograph : Amit Geron
Residence in the Galilee
Designed by Tel-Aviv based practice Golany Architects, the house overlooks the Sea of Galilee with a sweeping view of the Galilee from every room. The generous openings facing the view to the south and east, require the provision of shading and filtering against the intense sun, which is provided by the wooden shutters. The shutters slide in adjustment to the position of the sun and privacy requirements.

11 Oct 2017
The Black Core House, Tel Aviv
Design: Axelrod Architects
The Black Core House in Tel Aviv
photograph : Amit Geron
The Black Core House in Tel Aviv
Axelrod Architects, led by Principal Irit Axelrod, recently transformed a single-family house in Tel Aviv to reflect the homeowners’ love of serenity and sleek modern design, and the firm’s vision of modern residential architecture.

10 Jun 2017
Beam House, Arbel
Design: Uri Cohen Architects
Beam House in Arbel |
photo from architect
Beam House – Israel Residence
This home has been designed for a client who wished to build his home next to his farm. The design combines some of the utilitarian images of the agriculture buildings in that area with the fascination to the ‘beams’ construction of a ‘country home’.

19 May 2017
TLV House, outskirts of Tel Aviv
Design: Metropole Architects
TLV House
photograph : Grant Pitcher
TLV House in Tel Aviv
This residential project represents the crowning achievement of a successful international collaboration between an Israeli client and project manager, an Arab Israeli contractor, a Russian Israeli engineer and a South African architect.

18 Apr 2017
Neve Monson House
Architects: Daniel Arev Architecture
Neve Monson Home
photograph : Daniel Arev
Neve Monson House
According to the request of the clients, the house was planned with “Provence” characteristics. Since the time and age of these characteristics has long passed by, a few traditional details were adopted in the design but were given a modern twist.

17 Apr 2017
G-Flat Tel Aviv Duplex
Design: Gali Amit Architects
Tel Aviv Tower Duplex Apartment
image Courtesy architecture office
Tel Aviv Tower Duplex Apartment
G-Flat – located at the heart of a metropolis, this duplex apartment is on the 32/33 floor of a Tel Aviv tower.
It is endowed with large floor-to-ceiling windows, showing magnificent cityscapes 24/7 As reflection to an urban landscapes, the apartment appropriates a ‘sense of urbanism’ in having a double height ‘public space’ along with its selected materials and tonality.

6 Feb 2017
A Concrete Composition House, Rishpon
Architects: Studio de Lange
A Concrete Composition
photography : Amit Geron Article translator and asst. writer – Danna Colin, Designer
A Concrete Composition House in Rishpon
Laid on an 8,000 sqm (20 Acre) plot, two concrete rectangles perpendicular to one another form the letter T. Between them stands a light vertical element. This home was envisioned as an unfolding sequence of simple geometric forms that compose an entire spatial experience.

1 Oct 2016
T House in Tel Aviv
Design: Neuman Hayner Architects
T House in Tel Aviv
photography : Amit Gosher
Contemporary House in Tel Aviv
The house was planned for a family of four. Two cubes separated by a passage combine into an “L” shaped house. The front cube, of double height space, holds the public areas: entrance, living room, kitchen, dining room (all on the ground floor) and a study on the first floor.

21 Mar 2016
Concrete House, Even Yehuda
Design: Studio Ron Shenkin
Concrete House
photograph : Shai Epstein
New House in Even Yehuda
This residential property consists of two rectangles placed perpendicularly on top of each other. The two rectangles connected by a bare concrete strip with a wooden like texture, formed by the formwork from where it was produced, this concert strip act as a ribbon, wrapping the rectangles together.

17 Nov 2015
Kol-Tzivion Residential Project, Kfar Shmaryahu, Tel Aviv District
Design: Studio de Lange, Architects
Kol-Tzivion Residential Project
image courtesy of architects office
Kol-Tzivion Residential Project
Located in one of central Israel’s earliest communities, and sitting on a hilly 1000 m² plot, this home was created for a young family of 5.

17 Nov 2015
Concrete Cut House in Ramat Gan, Ramat Gan
Design: Pitsou Kedem Architects
Concrete Cut House
photograph : Amit Geron
Concrete Cut House in Ramat Gan
The creation of a line, this birth of the visual act, has been a meeting point throughout history of art, science and technology- from the dawn of writing to the abstractness of cave drawings and the penning of mathematical formulas – all of them make use of graphics to express a novel idea.

27 Oct 2015
A Shell within a Shell – B house, Ramat Hasharon
Design: Tal Goldsmith Fish Design Studio
Berger House
photo : Amit Geron
B House in Ramat Hasharon
The house was planned for a couple holding senior positions, who decided to move their offices to their home so as to be with their young children throughout the day.

21 + 20 Sep 2015
The Hidden House in Tel Aviv
Design: Israelevitz Architects
Hidden House design by Israelevitz Architects
image courtesy of architects office
The Hidden House in Tel Aviv
A house of contradictions, between sealed and closed, to open to natural light and to the outside area. Contradictions between colors and drama of volumes. All of these create interest in a house built on a relatively small plot.

25 Jun 2014
Open and Transparent to the City, Tel Aviv
Design: Pitsou Kedem Architects
Open and Transparent to the City 1
photography : Amit Geron
Contemporary Tel Aviv Residence
This unconventional design by Pitsou Kedem blurs the borders between private space and outdoor space. In a new building, in the old north of Tel Aviv, a unique penthouse covering an entire floor of some 600 square meters, is open and transparent in four directions.

17 Apr 2014
Float House, Tel Aviv
Design: Pitsou Kedem Architects
Float House
photography : Amit Geron
Float House – Israel Residence
A one story, private residence in the center of the country. The architectural concept was to create a structure with a continuous, wide space, divided by internal courtyards and movable partitions into smaller spaces used for a variety of different functions.

28 + 27 Feb 2014
Urban House in Tel Aviv
Design: Pitsou Kedem Architects
Ramat Hasharon House 1
photography : Amit Geron
Ramat Hasharon House – Israel Residence
A frontal courtyard excavated to a depth of three meters and the second courtyard at the level of the building’s ground floor. This topographical interface creates a unique cross section to the building’s mass with each part of the building, even the section constructed as a basement, being open to its own courtyard.

19 Sep 2013
CH house, Tel Aviv
Design: Domb architects
Contemporary House in Tel Aviv
photo : Amit Geron
A house in the periphery of Tel Aviv, Israel. The design is clean and very limited in architectural elements. Basic finish materials: white plaster, iron and glass. The old house served the family while raising children. Now, when the children left home, it is home for the couple and serves for hosting the family and the grandchildren.

1 Aug 2013
Urban Villa, Tel Aviv
Design: Pitsou Kedem Architects
Urban Villa Tel Aviv
photo : Amit Geron
In the 1950s what was known as the “International Style” was highly developed in Tel Aviv. It developed thanks to architects who studied at the Bauhaus Institute in Germany and who then returned to Israel to continue their work. One of the architects who led the “International Style” was Dov Carmi. He designed many, usually large, projects. One of his more restrained projects was an urban villa in the center of Tel Aviv which he designed in 1951.

24 Jun 2013
WO House, Kiryat Tivon
Design: SO Architecture
WO House Kiryat Tivon
photo : Shai Epshtein
WO house was built in Kiryat Tivon, in one of the beautiful and green neighborhoods of the town. The house was built on a hard, oblong, narrow, trapezoidal plot in a zone of 750 sqm, the house surface itself is 250 sqm including a public space, a work space and four bedrooms.

13 May 2013
Archeological House, Ramat Ishay
Design: Uri Cohen
Archeological House Israel
image from architect
The scheme proposes to combine the ancient building complex with the new one by a central space. This allows observation from the ancient part to the new and vice versa, while it gives a new vertical dimension to the typology of the patio hinted at the ancient remains.

20 Jun 2013
Zipper House, Lachish
Design: Uri Cohen
Zipper House Israel residence
image from architect
The challenge in this scheme was to add a second house to the site in such a way that both will create an assembly of space and activity between the two families and still allow division and privacy.

31 May 2013
Hotel Villa, Yessod Hammala, north east Israel
Design: Uri Cohen Architects
Hotel Villa Israel
image from architecture studio
Hotel Villa Yessod Hammala
This is a preservation and an extension of a historic heritage monument on the first street in Yessod Hammala, which was built by the ‘pioneers’ in the late 19th century. It’s located in a tourist area and this makes it possible (or at least part of it) to be used in the future as a boutique hotel or for another commercial use.

11 Jun 2013
Contemporary Desert House in Israel
Design: Uri Cohen Architects
Desert Home Lachish
photo from architect
Desert Home Lachish
The scheme of this house combines one spatial solution from two constraints; one from the location and the other from the specific needs of the client.

26 Mar 2012
House N, Even Yehuda
Design: Sharon Neuman & Oded Stern-Meiraz
House Even Yehuda, Israeli Residence
picture from architects
House Even Yehuda

27 Mar 2011
Tel Aviv House
Design: Chyutin Architects
Tel Aviv House - Israel Residence, Chyutin Architects
photograph from architect
Tel Aviv House

27 Jan 2010
Gassul House, Tivon, north Israel
Design: SO architecture
Gassul House Tivon property
picture from architect
Gassul House near Haifa
The geometry and openings in this building were created while mainly aiming the beautiful landscape of the Carmel Mountain and the will to preserves the existing trees. The north elevation that faces the landscape is largely opened to the view.

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