Ada Karmi-Melamede Architects

Ada Karmi-Melamede Architects has contributed approximately 200 images to the Artstor Digital Library, documenting the work of the firm and its founder.

Ada Karmi-Melamede (b. 1936) is one of the most recognized 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 civic, industrial and private commissions from the broad concept down to the interiors, including furnishings and fittings. Her work has been featured in architectural exhibitions and multiple professional publications.

 

Ada Karmi-Melamede 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.