Arch. Yuval Baer
Yuval Baer began his Architecture studies at the Illinois Institute of Technology between the years 1983-85. He received his BArch 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 MSc 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 and promoted to the position of Senior Lecturer in 2001.
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. Since 2004 Yuval Baer is active in his own Architecture firm YBGSNA together with his partner Galit Shifman-Nathan.
YBGSNA 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 YBGSNA was invited to participate in the Bienalle of Architecture in Venice in 2021.