Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

Israel Related Events/Initiatives

CTBUH 2019 Global Walking Tour: 50 Forward | 50 Back
27 Jun 2019, Chicago – Tour Report
The CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee organized its sixth annual Global Walking Tours, which took place in 25 cities around the world.
2018 Global Walking Tour: Walking on Water Reports
2 Aug 2018 – Tour Report
This year's 2018 Global Walking Tour explored the role of tall buildings along waterfronts and other natural settings.
CTBUH Israel’s Tel Aviv Regional Conference
13-15 Nov 2017, Tel Aviv – Event Report
The city of Tel Aviv was honored to host the CTBUH Tel Aviv Regional Conference in collaboration with the annual IACIE conference and CTBUH Israel.
The 4th Biannual IACIE Conference for Structural Engineers
11 May 2015, Tel Aviv – Event Report
CTBUH led a session at the 4th Conference for Structural and Bridge Engineering organized by IEACI at the Dan Panorama hotel.
CTBUH Israel Plays Key Role at Building Center Summit
17-20 Nov 2014, Eilat – Event
The CTBUH Israel Chapter was a major presence at the annual Building Center Summit, in Eilat City, drawing over 2,000 people.
CTBUH Israel Plays Major Role At Project Management Conference
10 Nov 2014, Tel Aviv – Event Report
CTBUH Israel helped organize and stage the 7th Project Management Conference on November 10 at the Israel Trade Fairs & Convention Center.
Israel's Substantial Presence at the London Conference
11-13 Jun 2013, London – Conference Activity
Only one year after its founding, the scale and enthusiasm of the CTBUH Israel chapter is remarkable. The Israeli delegation to the CTBUH London Conference included 105 participants.
Israel Professionals Form New CTBUH Group
20 Sep 2012, Shanghai – Event Report
Industry professionals from Israel used the CTBUH 9th World Congress in Shanghai as a venue to announce the formation of a new Israel chapter.
Israel Trip Report: Tel Aviv & Jerusalem
Nov 2011, Tel Aviv – Tour Report
Executive Director Antony Wood delivered a keynote presentation at The 7th National Congress of the Israeli Society of Civil, Structural and Infra-Structural Engineers and toured Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.
CTBUH Releases Analysis of Global Population and Tall Buildings
Apr 2011 – CTBUH Journal Paper
Tall buildings are spreading across the globe at an ever-increasing rate. This study demonstrates the relationship between population and tall buildings across those countries and presents information on the average height and age of each country’s…

Featured Tall Buildings in Israel

6 Remez Tower

6 Remez Tower, Tel Aviv

As Tel Aviv urbanizes and rapidly grows its skyline, it is refreshing to see a building that gives over so much of its site to public space.

B.S.R. Towers

B.S.R. Towers, Tel Aviv

B.S.R Towers are part of Zameret Parksmall, a neighborhood consisting of several recently developed residential high-rises.

Electra Tower

Electra Tower, Tel Aviv

Electra Tower is one of the tallest buildings in Israel and serves as an important home to some of the biggest companies in the country.

The Sail Tower

The Sail Tower, Haifa

Housing the District Government Center, the Sail Tower is an important part of Haifa's District Government Center.

Israel Members

The work of the Council is only possible through the support of its members, which include most of the world’s leading developers, architects, engineers, contractors and others connected with tall buildings and sustainable cities. Below is the list of current organizational members located in Israel, sorted by membership level then alphabetically by organization name.

Supporting Contributor

Sufrin Group Sufrin Group
Israel
BMNT COST ENVP NONP OWN

Contributor

Israeli Association of Construction and Infrastructure Engineers Israeli Association of Construction and Infrastructure Engineers
Israel
NONP CIV CON
Y. A. Yashar Architects Y. A. Yashar Architects
Israel
ARCH URB

Participant

Azorim Construction Ltd. Azorim Construction Ltd.
Israel
CON DEV OWN
Barre Levie Architects & Urban Planners Barre Levie Architects & Urban Planners
Israel
ARCH URB
Canaan Shenhav Architects Canaan Shenhav Architects
Israel
ARCH URB INTR
Carmel Technologies Ltd Carmel Technologies Ltd
Israel
COMP
D. Bar-Akiva Consulting Engineers D. Bar-Akiva Consulting Engineers
Israel
MEP ENGO PMNG FIRE SEC
David Engineers David Engineers
Israel
STRC CIV PMNG COST SEIS SURV
GBWAWA Inc. GBWAWA Inc.
Israel
WIND
Kav Mitaar ltd Kav Mitaar ltd
Israel
ARCH
M.S. Aluminum M.S. Aluminum
Israel
FACS
Margolin Bros. Engineering & Consulting Margolin Bros. Engineering & Consulting
Israel
PMNG
Moshe Tzur Architects Town Planners Moshe Tzur Architects Town Planners
Israel
ARCH URB INTR
Waxman Govrin Geva Waxman Govrin Geva
Israel
PMNG URB CIV

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CTBUH Israel

CTBUH 2019 Global Walking Tour: 50 Forward | 50 Back

27 Jun 2019, Tour Report – The CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee organized its sixth annual Global…

2018 Global Walking Tour: Walking on Water Reports

2018 Global Walking Tour: Walking on Water Reports

2 Aug 2018, Tour Report – This year's 2018 Global Walking Tour explored the role of tall buildings along…

CTBUH Israel’s Tel Aviv Regional Conference

CTBUH Israel’s Tel Aviv Regional Conference

13-15 Nov 2017, Event Report – The city of Tel Aviv was honored to host the CTBUH Tel Aviv Regional Conference…

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Israel David

Country Committee

Israel David
David Engineers Ltd., Tel Aviv

Danny Marian

Country Committee

Danny Marian
Idanim Management and Holdings Ltd., Tel Aviv

Gil Shenhav

Country Committee

Gil Shenhav
Canaan-Shenhav Architects, Tel Aviv

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CTBUH Israel Representation

Israel David

Country Committee

Israel David
David Engineers Ltd., Tel Aviv

Danny Marian

Country Committee

Danny Marian
Idanim Management and Holdings Ltd., Tel Aviv

Gil Shenhav

Country Committee

Gil Shenhav
Canaan-Shenhav Architects, Tel Aviv

Moshe Tzur

Country Committee

Moshe Tzur
Moshe Tzur Architects and Town Planners, Tel Aviv

CTBUH Resources on Israel

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Modern Optimism with a Nod to Bauhaus History on the Mediterranean

31 May 2018 – CTBUH 2018 Chicago Tall + Urban Conference
Yigal Zemah, Berggruen Residential; Reynolds Logan, Richard Meier & Partners Architects

A ‘Building in Motion’ for a Dynamic City

31 May 2018 – CTBUH 2018 Chicago Tall + Urban Conference
Danna Azrieli, Azrieli Group; Moshe Tzur, Moshe Tzur Architects

Tel Aviv's Midtown/Azrieli North Development as an Integrated Complex of Tower Urbanism

27 Oct 2015 – CTBUH 2015 New York Conference
Moshe Tzur, Moshe Tzur Architects

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The Middle East: 30+ Years of Building Tall

Oct 2018 – CTBUH Journal, 2018 Issue IV
CTBUH Research

Open Air, Sun and a Glass of Wine - Mediterranean Lifestyle in High-Rise Residential Buildings

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
Nirit Rosenstein, Africa Israel Investments Ltd.

Tall Buildings and the Sabbath Elevator

26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City
David Pilzer, Israel Ministry of the Interior

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Israel Related Videos

Modern Optimism with a Nod to Bauhaus History on the Mediterranean
31 May 2018 – Presentation at CTBUH 2018 Chicago Tall + Urban Conference; Yigal Zemah, Berggruen Residential; Reynolds Logan, Richard Meier & Partners Architects
This unique residential tower is anchored to Rothschild Boulevard in the heart of Tel Aviv’s White City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The area is filled with thousands of Bauhaus buildings dating back to the 1930s and 1940s, designed by German…
A ‘Building in Motion’ for a Dynamic City
31 May 2018 – Presentation at CTBUH 2018 Chicago Tall + Urban Conference; Danna Azrieli, Azrieli Group; Moshe Tzur, Moshe Tzur Architects
The Azrieli Sarona Tower is both the first "twisted” and the tallest building in Israel. The substantial mass of the tower was carefully designed in order to create a unique, elegant office building while maintaining a delicate balance between its…
Tel Aviv's Midtown/Azrieli North Development as an Integrated Complex of Tower Urbanism
27 Oct 2015 – Presentation at CTBUH 2015 New York Conference; Moshe Tzur, Moshe Tzur Architects
Tel Aviv’s Midtown/Azrieli North Complex is the new hub of the northern CBD that functions to connect the activity centers of the historic city to the emerging urban developments in the north and east. This presentation describes the genesis of the…
Tall Buildings and the Sabbath Elevator
26 Oct 2015 – Presentation at CTBUH 2015 New York Conference; David Pilzer, Israel Ministry of the Interior
The commandment to keep the Sabbath as a day of rest appears in the Bible many times. Jewish law prescribes an intricate set of rules regarding which activities may be performed and which are prohibited. A Sabbath elevator is an elevator which…
Interview: 6 Remez Tower
7 Nov 2013 – 2013 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; Moshe Tzur, Moshe Tzur Architects
Moshe Tzur discusses 6 Remez Tower, a Best Tall Building Europe Middle East & Africa Finalist. Moshe discusses the design features including the view, dual lobbies, ground level gardens, and the shading fins.

Israel Related Papers/Research

The Middle East: 30+ Years of Building Tall
Oct 2018 – CTBUH Journal, 2018 Issue IV; CTBUH Research
The Middle East region is hosting its first CTBUH International Conference since 2008. In that year, there were 119 completed buildings of 150 meters or greater height. Ten years later, there are now 387 such buildings either completed or topped…
Open Air, Sun and a Glass of Wine - Mediterranean Lifestyle in High-Rise Residential Buildings
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Nirit Rosenstein, Africa Israel Investments Ltd.
This paper suggests a look into the local interpretation of dense vertical urbanism in Mediterranean cities through a whirlwind overview of high-rise residential development in the sea-side city Tel Aviv, Israel. Though certain parameters are common…
Tall Buildings and the Sabbath Elevator
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; David Pilzer, Israel Ministry of the Interior
The commandment to keep the Sabbath as a day of rest appears in the Bible many times. Jewish law prescribes an intricate set of rules regarding which activities may be performed and which are prohibited. A Sabbath elevator is an elevator which…
Tel Aviv’s Midtown/Azrieli North Development as an Integrated Complex of Tower Urbanism
26 Oct 2015 – The Middle East: A Selection of Written Works on Iconic Towers and Global Place-Making; Moshe Tzur & Robert Oxman, Moshe Tzur Architects and Town Planners
Tel Aviv’s Midtown/Azrieli North Complex is the new hub of the northern central business district (CBD) that functions to connect the activity centers of the historic city to the emerging urban developments in the north and east. The project is a…
Urban Renewal For A Global City
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Gil Shenhav, Canaan Shenhav Architects, Ltd.
The city of Tel Aviv is over 100 years old. In 2003 UNESCO declared the center of Tel Aviv as a World Cultural Heritage Site. As the city grew, much thought was given to ways in which its uniqueness could be conserved. The City of Tel Aviv introduced…
Diversity and Change in Vertical Urbanism
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Moshe Tzur, Moshe Tzur Architects Urbanists; Robert Oxman, Technion Israel Institute of Technology
The living city is ideally composed of elements in an ecologically dynamic relationship with the urban environment. Environmental function measured over time constitutes a seminal characteristic of a viable and sustainable urbanism. The tower form,…
The Middle East: 20 Years of Building Skyscrapers
Nov 2013 – CTBUH Journal, 2013 Issue IV; CTBUH Research
Twenty years ago, the Middle East contained only one skyscraper over 150 meters in height. It is now estimated that by the end of 2015 the region will have 289 buildings in this category.
Tall and Urban: An Analysis of Global Population and Tall Buildings
Apr 2011 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue II; CTBUH Research
Tall buildings are spreading across the globe at an ever-increasing rate. This study demonstrates the relationship between population and tall buildings across those countries and presents information on the average height and age of each country’s…

Featured Tall Buildings in Israel

The Sail Tower

The Sail Tower, Haifa

Housing the District Government Center, the Sail Tower is an important part of Haifa's District Government Center.

B.S.R. Towers

B.S.R. Towers, Tel Aviv

B.S.R Towers are part of Zameret Parksmall, a neighborhood consisting of several recently developed residential high-rises.

6 Remez Tower

6 Remez Tower, Tel Aviv

As Tel Aviv urbanizes and rapidly grows its skyline, it is refreshing to see a building that gives over so much of its site to public space.

More Featured Tall Buildings

Israel Facts

Population 8,051,200 (2013)
Area 22,770 km² • 8,791 mi²
GDP $288.18 billion (2014)
150m+ Buildings 19 Completed3 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings None Completed • 1 Under Constr.
Tallest City Tel Aviv
Global Ranking #26 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #4 in Middle East by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Azrieli Center Triangular Tower (169 m, 1999)
Average Building Age 8 Years
Most Common Function Office (55%)
Most Common Material Concrete (95%)

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings currently in the database.

Tall Buildings in Israel