18.02.2011 14.Adar l, 5771
Architecture by the people, for the people
In a run-down Holon neighborhood, students and locals have teamed up to redesign dilapidated apartments.
The city of Holon invested $17 million of its own funds in the Design Museum. But for the Jesse Cohen project − a biennial program of community-based art and architecture in its most run-down neighborhood − it budgeted only NIS 800,000. That covers only half the cost of the project, which the city itself initiated.
So, the rest of the funds will have to be raised by its partner, the Israeli Center for Digital Art, which effectively runs the project….