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Architecture and Urban Planning - A Memoir \ David Best
Contents
Preface
Page 1
Cover
Page 1
Copyrights
Page 2
I 1950 - 1960
Page 5
A first Visit to Israel
Page 5
From where and why did you come here?
Page 10
The Manchester University Faculty of Architecture
Page 15
Summer Holidays Abroad
Page 18
To Tel-Aviv via Bobidillia
Page 22
Immigration to Israel
Page 25
Finding Work in Jerusalem
Page 29
Tel Aviv in the Fifties
Page 34
Cultural Life in Tel Aviv
Page 40
Time Out in Bari and Stockholm
Page 45
Back in London
Page 49
The Israeli Housing Department
Page 54
II 1960 - 1970
Page 65
Opening a Private Office
Page 65
A Study Tour in Europe- Denmark and Finland
Page 72
Holland and London
Page 80
Kibbutz Gonen
Page 84
Arad - New Town
Page 88
The Caesarea Hotel
Page 95
The Six-Day War
Page 102
Time-out at the M.I.T.
Page 110
III 1970 - 1980
Page 118
A New Start
Page 118
Jerusalem - East Talpiot Neighbourhood
Page 124
Jerusalem Central Business District
Page 137
The Jewish Quarter of the Old City
Page 144
Public Buildings in East Talpiot
Page 149
Canada House and the Immigrant Absorption Center
Page 152
The Seligsberg Comrehensive High School
Page 156
Ramat Magshimim
Page 162
Granot Hagalil and the Planning of Cunietra
Page 169
IV 1980 - 1990
Page 174
Arad- Chalamish New Neighborhood
Page 174
Teaching Architecture
Page 179
Kibbutz Ze'elim
Page 184
Cyprus - Planning Central Nicosia
Page 187
Yavne - Housing
Page 196
Sderoth New Neighborhood
Page 202
A Sad Tale of Good Intentions
Page 206
Time-out in Berlin, Vienna and Istanbul
Page 210
Vienna
Page 214
Istanbul
Page 215
V 1990 - 2002
Page 218
The Haifa Port Terminal
Page 218
The Seligsberg Community Sports Hall
Page 221
Yokneam - New Neighborhood
Page 224
Zur Hadassah - New Town
Page 230
The Master Plan for Sderoth
Page 235
A Master Plan of Yokneam
Page 241
Time-out Walking in the Park
Page 246
Arad Revisited
Page 248
A Provisional Final Chapter
Page 256
Dedication - To James Joyce and W.M. Dudok
Page 261
Dedication - to W.M Dudok
Page 263