Ada Karmi-Melamede Architects

Artstor and Ada Karmi-Melamede Architects are collaborating to share approximately 200 images documenting the work of the firm and its founder in the Digital Library.

Ada Karmi-Melamede (b. 1936) is one of the most important contemporary Israeli architects. She founded Ada Karmi-Melamede Architects in 1985 upon her return to her native Tel Aviv after fifteen years of working, teaching, and lecturing in the United States at Columbia University and later at Yale and the University of Pennsylvania.

The award-winning practice has completed public and private commissions of various scales. Ada Karmi-Melamade Architects designs the interiors as well, and often creates custom furnishings and fittings. Her work has been featured in architectural exhibitions and multiple professional publications.

Ada Karmi-Melamade Architects strives to create buildings and environments that are site-specific. The office specializes in careful detailing in the design phase and is continuously involved in the construction process. To the greatest extent possible, the office relies on local building materials and technologies.