If Architecture is a Language, Then a Building is a Story
The Images Publishing Group
Territory: USA & Canada
Size: 11 in x 11 in
Illustrations: 220 color
"The difference between inspirational stories to the ones lacking inspiration often depends on the order the storyteller chooses to place his creation. In this sense, not only does this book represent a series of architect Eli Armon's architectural achievements, but also provides a statement on his work in retrospect by attempting a story narrative that looks at the tale of creation. Thus, a new creation is formed, designed by choosing the picture angle, by editing the order of the pictures, and by writing words that interlace into a melody of structure and creation. Armon's lyrical and philosophical points of view add another dimension to his architectural works that have created a texture of inspiration spots and have already turned into Places throughout our country." - Abridged text, from the Introduction.
This unique monograph delves into intriguing and beguiling architectural works by Eliezer Armon. Inspired by images from Israel and its landscape, worldwide cultures, and the martial arts, Armon's multidisciplinary and unconventional professional approach to architecture sees in the architectural planning the materialization of views, existential concepts, circles of life and faith, as one united and multifaceted work. His work is that of a curious researcher. It sprouts from biblical sources, the Hebrew letters, Jewish tradition and Kabbalah.
List of projects: Holon Wolfson Railway Station, Tel Aviv; Lehavim-Rahat Railway Station; Beer-Sheva Central Railway Station; Department of Public Works, Beer-Sheva; Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development; Abraham's Well Visitors' Center, Beer-Sheva; Yad Sara, Beer-Sheva; Officers School Synagogue, Mitzpe Ramon; Yod Alef Community Center, Beer-Sheva; Ramot Sportive Community Center, Beer-Sheva; Kindergarten and Center for the Care of the Elderly, Meitar; El-Zahara School, Lod; Omer Comprehensive School; The Sports Hall, Omer; Culture Hall, Omer.