Prof. Arch.‎ Els Verbakel | Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem

Prof. Arch.‎ Els Verbakel

Prof. Els Verbakel is a founding partner of Derman Verbakel Architecture and Head of the Department of Architecture at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design Jerusalem where she also directs the Master’s Degree Program in Urban Design. She was a faculty member at the Technion in Haifa, Columbia University, NYC, Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, and Princeton University, New Jersey. Els has earned her PhD in Architecture from Princeton University, a Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design from Columbia University, and a Graduate Degree in Civil Engineering and Architecture from the University of Leuven, Belgium. She served as the editor of two books: “In Search of the Public. Notes on the Contemporary American City” and “Constellations: Constructing Urban Design Practices” as well as the Architectural Design (AD) Magazine on the theme “Cities of Dispersal.”