24.12.2010 17.Tevet, 5771
The project is being advanced as the year-long centennial celebrations of the Kibbutz Movement come to a close.
The Israel National Commission for UNESCO is set to promote the kibbutz and its heritage as a World Heritage Site, Haaretz has learned.
The initiative, which will focus on the unique social, cultural and architectural aspects of the kibbutz, is being promoted by a group of Israeli scholars led by architects Yuval Yaski, Shmuel Groag and Galia Bar-Or, of the architecture department of the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design. Yaski and Bar-Or, who is also the director of the Kibbutz Ein Harod Art Museum, recently curated the exhibition "Kibbutz – Architecture Without Precedent" at the International Architecture Exhibition at the Venice Biennale….