Dreaming impossible dreams?

“I grew up in a poor neighborhood in Bat Yam, where nobody cared about aesthetics. Everybody was too busy fighting their daily battles. All people thought about was how to survive."

January 24, 2019 12:36
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Dreaming impossible dreams?

VIEW OF a Liran Ben Ivgi architectural project. (photo credit: IDAN GUR)


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