Arch. Eyal Ivri is the Winner of the 2021 Rechter Prize for a Young Architect
Arch. Eyal Ivri, a lecturer in the Department of Architecture, won the 2021 Rechter Prize for a Young Architect. Ivri received a prize of NIS 20,000 for planning an innovation space at the Revivim School in Holon.
The project was created after winning the national competition for building green schools, initiated by the Green Building Council, the Ministry of Education, and the Ministry of the Environment and funded by Holon Municipality. Ivri designed a round classroom that utilizes a roofed space on the pillar level of one of the school's buildings and allows for gathering and changing forms of seating and learning.
Jury’s reasoning: “The seemingly simple box design of the school underscores the building’s public presence on the edge of the residential neighborhood. Wood and aluminum color hpl boards cover the structure’s interior and exterior, three-dimensional gaps in the front and rear facades of the building and the different sized openings incorporate colored glass; these design decisions emphasize the volume of the building and create a rich connection between the building and its surroundings. The school opens to courtyards on two different levels and the sports fields and the library on the lower level are planned to be used by the residents of the area in the afternoon.”