Habitat for urban wildlife
Tel-Aviv based designers, Ifat Finkelman_Ofer Bilik Architects, have submitted their competition winning entry, a Habitat for Urban Wildlife, which repurposes existing Israeli water towers. Additional images and a description of both the project and the competition after the break.The Water TankThe competitionThe competition ‘Water Tower- new perspectives’ was held between Aug-Dec 2010 and organized by the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Berkeley University and the Society for Preservation of Israel Heritage Sites (SPIHS). Hundreds of water towers were built in different periods and styles across Israel, many of which now stand dry, noticeably disintegrating. What used to be…...

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