Published in 5/2020 - Monument


Bauhaus Legacy Born on the Dunes

Text Marja Väisänen Images Marja Väisänen

Dizengoff Circle at the end of 1930s. It represents Patrick Geddes’ vision of a hexagonal public square design surrounded by archi-
tecturally unique buildings. Genia Averbuch won the design competition in 1934. Photo: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division [LC-M34- 7734-A]

Tel Aviv is home to an architectural conservation site consisting of around 4,000 buildings from the 1930s. Following a multi-stage selection process, it was designated a Unesco World Heritage Site in 2003.

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