Prof. Arch. Yuval Baer | Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem

Prof. Arch. Yuval Baer

Professor Architect Yuval Baer began his Architecture studies at the Illinois Institute of Technology between the years 1983-85. He received his B.Arch. in Architecture & Urban design at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology in 1988, and completed his thesis project as an exchange student at Pratt Institute in New York in the studio of Raimund Abraham. Yuval Baer received his M.Sc. degree in Architecture & Building design at Columbia University in 1990.

Yuval Baer began teaching in Bezalel in 1992. He became a faculty member in 1998, promoted to the position of Senior Lecturer in 2001 and professor in 2024.

After completing his studies, Yuval Baer worked at Paul Segal Associates, Ehernkrantz & Eckstut and the office of Richard Meier in NYC, and later as an associate partner in the office of David Reznik in Jerusalem till 2004. In 2005 opened his own practice YBGSNA with his partner Galit Shifman-Nathan, and in 2023 opened an independent practice BAER – Architecture & Urban Design

The BAER – Architecture & Urban Design Studio is involved in significant public projects for the President of Israel, the Prime Minister's Office, major universities, the Jerusalem Planning Authorities as well as international collaborations with Foster + Partners, the BBC, several Chinese firms and institutions in Nigeria. Studio BAER – Architecture & Urban Design was invited to participate in the ECC exhibition at Bienalle of Architecture in Venice in 2021 and 2023.