Born 1961 in Riga, Latvia. B. A. in architecture from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, in 1987. Won prizes in many architectural competitions, including the third prize at the Fifth RIBA International Student Competition, London (1987); first prize for the Design and Renovation of the Bezalel Academy Historic Buildings, Jerusalem (1993); second prize at the International Competition for the Administrative Buildings Complex of the Moscow Government and the Moscow City Duma, 2003. He has lectured at the Tel Aviv University, the Wizo College in Haifa, and is a senior staff member at the Bezalel Academy of Arts in Jerusalem since 1992. Among the projects he has worked on, he designed the Center for Holocaust Studies at Yad Vashem, Jerusalem. Exhibitions of his work have taken place in London, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Moscow. Works have been published in AR, AD, LeCarre Bleu, and The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture.