Culture

Subject:
World heritage

White City of Tel-Aviv: The Modern Movement. ©NHK/ UNESCO TV 2003
WARNING! if you get could not connect to server, update the Flash® plugin –consult FAQ.5 for help
White City of Tel-Aviv: The Modern Movement

Share this content:
 
Language(s): English

Summary/Historical Context

Related material that you
may also like:
Historic cities Opens in new window
Architecture Opens in new window
Tel Aviv
Sir Patrick Geddes
Middle East Opens in new window

Tel Aviv was founded in 1909 and developed as a metropolitan city under the British Mandate in Palestine. The White City was constructed from the early 1930s until the 1950s, based on the urban plan by Sir Patrick Geddes, reflecting modern organic planning principles. The buildings were designed by architects who were trained in Europe where they practised their profession before immigrating. They created an outstanding architectural ensemble of the Modern Movement in a new cultural context.

Place/Country: White city, Israel
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
Credits: NHK, producer. UNESCO WHC, co-producer ; UNESCO TV, co-producer.
Published in:
Rights/Droits: NHK; UNESCO TV

   LICENSING: for inquiries about licensing or requests for CD/DVD copies of this material, please contact the producer or the author directly. You may also wish to consult our FAQs 6 to 9

Request for consultation on site

Find Content
ONLY IN (optional):
Films
Audio recordings
OR:
Search by country name
Features