Arch. Barak Pelman

Arch. Barak Pelman is an architectural educator and the Head of Advanced Studies at the Architecture Department. He studied architecture at Tel-Aviv University and at Helsinki University of Technology, and he holds a Master's Degree in Sustainable Environmental Design from the Architectural Association School of Architecture London, where he also taught at the Environment and Energy studies Program, and at the M.Arch Design & Make. Currently, Barak is a PhD candidate at Design Hybrid Lab which focuses on digital design, craft and fabrication, and human-computer interaction. In his PhD barak focuses on the role of craft in contemporary architectural education. Barak has conducted professional research for the Ministry of Housing and the Ministry of Environmental Protection in Israel, and he wrote a significant part of the new Israeli Green Buildings Standard. He won several design awards and exhibited works at the Helsinki Museum of Architecture and at the International Biennale of Urban Landscape in Bat-Yam, Israel.