Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Jestico + Whiles makes finals in £16m Tel Aviv University contest

  • Comment

Jestico + Whiles has been named among the three finalists competing for a new £16 million Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Centre at Tel Aviv University (TAU)

The London studio is up against French outfit Atelier d’Architecture Michel Rémon and local firm Zarhy Architects with Studio Pez in the final round of the high-profile contest in Israel.

The trio were chosen from a shortlist of six studios which received around £33,000 each to participate in the competition late last year.

Shortlist

  • Atelier d’Architecture Michel Rémon (France)
  • Zarhy Architects and Studio Pez (Israel)
  • Jestico + Whiles (UK)
  • Office of Architecture in Barcelona (Spain)
  • Elemental SA (Chile)
  • WHY (US)

The estimated 4,000m² building is expected to feature 12 laboratories and facilities for up to 120 engineers and researchers.

Founded in 1956, the prestigious main university in Israel now hosts more than 30,000 students.

Key buildings on the campus include Mario Botta’s Cymbalista Synagogue and Jewish Heritage Centre and the Porter School of Environmental Studies by Geotectura, Axelrod-Grobman Architects and Chen Architects.

David Adjaye, UNStudio and CF Møller of Denmark were practices selected from 128 applications to compete in the first round of the Strelka KB-organised contest.

The university has now started negotiations with the three finalists and will announce the winner on 1 May.

Longlist

  • Zarhy Architects (Israel)
  • Atelier d’Architecture Michel Rémon (France)
  • J J Pan and Partners (Taiwan)
  • Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes (France)
  • UNStudio (Netherlands)
  • iDOM (Spain)
  • Cepezed (Netherlands)
  • Nemesi and Partners (Italy)
  • Stefano Boeri Architetti (Italy)
  • LAN (France)
  • Jestico + Whiles (UK)
  • Archea Associati (Italy)
  • Office of Architecture in Barcelona (Spain)
  • Bak Gordon Arquitectos (Portgual)
  • Aires Mateus eAssociados (Portugal)
  • RojkindArquitectos (Mexico)
  • Elemental SA (Chile)
  • COBE (Denmark)
  • Adjaye Associates (UK)
  • WHY (US)
  • CF Møller (Denmark)

 

 

 

  • Comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions.

Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.