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The Wohl Centre

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Daniel Libeskind
 
location Ramat-Gan
function auditorium, congress centre, university
contributed by Jordan

The new convention center for Bar-Ilan University in Ramat-Gan, Israel creates space for the university to hold performances, lectures, special events and conferences. The project has been generously funded by Maurice Wohl. 'Voices and its Echoes' stands at the gateway to the university, bringing together the two essential components of the Bar-Ilan University: the secular and the sacred. Apparent in the form of the building, which was completed in October 2005, is the interrelation between the dynamics of knowledge, the Book, and the unifying role of faith, the Spine. The exciting form of the auditorium, lobbies, seminar rooms and public spaces are penetrated by the 'labyrinth of letters' in which an ancient constellation of hierarchies is made visible.

 

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The Wohl Centre
Address
Keren Hayesod Road 1515
Israel
http://www.biu.ac.il/
Project is public!
Completion 10- 2005
Floor area/size 3800 m2
ArchitectDaniel Libeskind
acoustics consultantAbraham Melzer & Uzi Livni
Client Bar-Ilan University
 
Project ID 1975
Latitude/Longitude 32°04'18N 34°50'48E
Contributed by Jordan
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