Adi Sela Wiener

Adi is a registered architect who specialize in Historic Preservation.

She is an Adjunct Lecturer at the Department of Architecture, in the Urban Design Master's Degree Program, and in the Department of Visual and Material Culture. Adi serves as Bezalel Project Coordinator for the international project EDICULA (Educational Digital Innovative Cultural heritage related Learning Activities).

Her areas of expertise are historic cities, urban heritage, including the Historic Urban Landscape (HUL) approach, ethics in conservation, documentation and evaluation of historic areas, and consulting to planning commissions on conservation issues.

Adi received her B.Arch from the Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. She holds a Diploma in Conservation of the Built Heritage from the Faculty of Arts, Tel Aviv University and Master of Art in Cultural Heritage and Preservation Studies from Rutgers University, N.J.

Her work experience includes projects in architecture and historic preservation in the public and private sectors. She is the conservation consultant for the Southern Region Planning Committee and for the Strategic Unit at the Israel Planning Administration, the Israel Ministry of Finance, and a member of the Israel Historic Preservation Forum. And, the conservation consultant for Holon Municipality. Formally she was the conservation consultant for both the Central and the Haifa Regions Planning Committees, and for the Strategic Unit at the Israel Planning Administration. Currently she is Coordinator of Conservation Policy for the Israel Antiquities Authority, where she oversees a wide range of projects, including the National Conference for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage in Israel, and the Charter on Ethics of Heritage Conservation in Israel.

Adi is Chair of the Cultural Routes Scientific Committee, ICOMOS Israel, a voluntarily position.

.Zina Dizengoff Square - Tel Aviv, Documentation file; Adi Sela Wiener, Keren Metrany, Tal Katzir, 2015; acrylic on canvas courtesy of the artist Rafi Peretz