House in Ein Kerem

Status: Desigh Development

Year: 2015

Location: Jerusalem, IL

Floor Area: 250 M²


This project consist an addition and alteration to an apartment located on the 2nd and 3rd floors – a part of a complex historic building in Ein Kerem, Jerusalem. As part of a detailed documentation of the existing protected building – half of the structure was declared for demolition and rebuilding, while the other half – on the upper floor – is intended for reconstruction and preservation.

Part of the facade of the original building is now housed within the apartment, and is intended to be the main design motif of the house – a double height space connecting three levels – the entire modern lower level, the historic part which is converted into bedrooms and a modern upper space with large roof terrace.