Portfolio Contents:<br /><ul><li> Final project - Tavor Heights - From Region to “Place“</li></ul>3<br />Alon Schwartz<br ...
Regional Planning Project – Western Upper Galilee<br />Northern Waterfront<br />About the project:<br />Creating a regiona...
Vision:<br />To realize the potential of the Western Upper Galilee and to reinforce the region&apos;s settlements and thei...
To use the Mediterranean Sea as a resource for development.
To develop diverse tourism in the region.
To preserve the rural character of the   settlements.</li></ul>Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Acre<br />N<br />Rosh Han...
Master Plan:<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Aug 2009<br />
Neighbourhood Planning<br />Kibbutz Alonim<br />About the project:<br />Overall plan, earthworks plan, sections and gradin...
Master Plan:<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />See enlarged area<br />Aug 2009<br />
Enlarged Area:<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Street View<br />Aug 2009<br />
Alon Schwartz<br />Utilization of topography<br />Sidewalk and planters for surface runoff<br />Portfolio<br />Street park...
National Park Project – Beit Shearim<br />Back to the City of the Sanhedrin<br />About the project:<br />Planning and desi...
Master Plan:<br />Beit Shearim is the archeological site of a Jewish town and necropolis. The site is part of the Beit She...
Project Goals:<br />To take the visitor back in time, to revive the Sanhedrin (ancient Jewish court) era in Beit Shearim, ...
.1<br />Restoring ancient gate<br />Agricultural terraces<br />.2<br />Resting areas<br />Water use<br />Reconstruction of...
.1<br />Vineyard and ancient gate <br />.2<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Old and new<br />Portfolio<br />.3<br />Traditional agr...
Urban Design Project – Bat Yam<br />City – Neighbourhood - Backyard<br />About the project:<br />Urban planning studio wit...
1<br />2<br />3<br />4<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />The poster from the competition in Bat-Yam  (Honourable Ment...
The project name,  City-Neighborhood-Backyard, expresses its primary theme. There are 3 types of systems that work indepen...
To change the monotone fronts of the buildings.
To provide a solution for the lack of hierarchy in the city.</li></ul>Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Aug 2009<br />
3 types of systems:<br /><ul><li>The city network
The neighborhood network
The backyard network</li></ul>Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Aug 2009<br />
Create an inviting communal open space promoting interactive activities and self-expression.<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portf...
Rehabilitation of old buildings as an alternative to demolition.<br />Provide solutions to add more space and break the mo...
Planting Design Project <br />PardesHanaand Bat Galim Projects in Haifa<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />About the p...
Neighbourhood Park, PardesHana:<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />In the park we took elements from the area, especia...
Bat Galim Project Master Plan:<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Aug 2009<br />
Enlarged Areas (a):<br />Design neighborhood complexes differentiated by unique tree-planting for each complex.<br />Alon ...
Enlarged Areas (b):<br />Strengthening the historic boulevard of Bat-Galim as a connecting axis to the sea and its promena...
Neighbourhood Design Project – Kiryat Eliezer, Haifa<br />Neighbourhood in a Park<br />About the project:<br />Develop a v...
KiryatEliezer neighbourhood in Haifa consists of old “Shikunim” buildings that were built during the 1950s. These are long...
Master Plan:<br />See enlarged area<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Aug 2009<br />
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  1. 1. Portfolio Contents:<br /><ul><li> Final project - Tavor Heights - From Region to “Place“</li></ul>3<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Aug 2009<br />
  2. 2. Regional Planning Project – Western Upper Galilee<br />Northern Waterfront<br />About the project:<br />Creating a regional master plan for the Western Upper Galilee region<br />Addressing topics such as: natural systems, population growth, infrastructure and existing planning for the area<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Aug 2009<br />
  3. 3. Vision:<br />To realize the potential of the Western Upper Galilee and to reinforce the region&apos;s settlements and their connection to Naharia – the main city in the area.<br />Goals:<br /><ul><li>To establish Naharia as the main tourism centre in the region.
  4. 4. To use the Mediterranean Sea as a resource for development.
  5. 5. To develop diverse tourism in the region.
  6. 6. To preserve the rural character of the settlements.</li></ul>Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Acre<br />N<br />Rosh Hanikra<br />Naharia<br />Aug 2009<br />
  7. 7. Master Plan:<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Aug 2009<br />
  8. 8. Neighbourhood Planning<br />Kibbutz Alonim<br />About the project:<br />Overall plan, earthworks plan, sections and grading<br />Neighbourhood design and details: roads, parking, paving, walls, etc<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Aug 2009<br />
  9. 9. Master Plan:<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />See enlarged area<br />Aug 2009<br />
  10. 10. Enlarged Area:<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Street View<br />Aug 2009<br />
  11. 11. Alon Schwartz<br />Utilization of topography<br />Sidewalk and planters for surface runoff<br />Portfolio<br />Street parking<br />House entrance<br />Aug 2009<br />
  12. 12. National Park Project – Beit Shearim<br />Back to the City of the Sanhedrin<br />About the project:<br />Planning and design of a national park in northern Israel: master plan and a detailed design of a specific area<br />Nominated for Technion competition, July 2009<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Aug 2009<br />
  13. 13. Master Plan:<br />Beit Shearim is the archeological site of a Jewish town and necropolis. The site is part of the Beit Shearim National Park, which borders the town of Kiryat Tiv&apos;on. It is situated 20 km east of Haifa in the southern foothills of the Lower Galilee. The park is managed by the Israel Nature and National Parks Protection Authority. Between 200-400 C.E., Beit Shearim was the most important burial place in the Jewish world.<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Aug 2009<br />
  14. 14. Project Goals:<br />To take the visitor back in time, to revive the Sanhedrin (ancient Jewish court) era in Beit Shearim, and to enrich the experience in the National Park.<br />Alon Schwartz<br />3<br />Portfolio<br />2<br />1<br />1<br />Aug 2009<br />
  15. 15. .1<br />Restoring ancient gate<br />Agricultural terraces<br />.2<br />Resting areas<br />Water use<br />Reconstruction of <br />building technologies<br />Alon Schwartz<br />.3<br />Portfolio<br />Gathering area in the entrance<br />New entrance <br />to the park<br />.4<br />.5<br />Parking under <br />pecan trees<br />.6<br />Inspiration<br />Accessibility to caves <br />Aug 2009<br />
  16. 16. .1<br />Vineyard and ancient gate <br />.2<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Old and new<br />Portfolio<br />.3<br />Traditional agriculture<br />.4<br />The entrance area<br />.5<br />The entrance to the park<br />Aug 2009<br />
  17. 17. Urban Design Project – Bat Yam<br />City – Neighbourhood - Backyard<br />About the project:<br />Urban planning studio with students from architecture and landscape architecture<br />The project deals with urban renewal in Bat Yam<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Aug 2009<br />
  18. 18. 1<br />2<br />3<br />4<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />The poster from the competition in Bat-Yam (Honourable Mention) and the Technion competition (1st place).<br />Aug 2009<br />
  19. 19. The project name, City-Neighborhood-Backyard, expresses its primary theme. There are 3 types of systems that work independently and interactively.<br /><ul><li>To utilize the unusable areas between the buildings.
  20. 20. To change the monotone fronts of the buildings.
  21. 21. To provide a solution for the lack of hierarchy in the city.</li></ul>Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Aug 2009<br />
  22. 22. 3 types of systems:<br /><ul><li>The city network
  23. 23. The neighborhood network
  24. 24. The backyard network</li></ul>Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Aug 2009<br />
  25. 25. Create an inviting communal open space promoting interactive activities and self-expression.<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Aug 2009<br />
  26. 26. Rehabilitation of old buildings as an alternative to demolition.<br />Provide solutions to add more space and break the monotonic fronts.<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Aug 2009<br />
  27. 27. Planting Design Project <br />PardesHanaand Bat Galim Projects in Haifa<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />About the project:<br />Design a neighborhood park of 20 dunam (5 acres)<br />Neighborhood design based on vegetation foundation<br />Aug 2009<br />
  28. 28. Neighbourhood Park, PardesHana:<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />In the park we took elements from the area, especially the local view of open fields and orchards,and we combined them to create a new park that incorporated these elements. <br />Aug 2009<br />
  29. 29. Bat Galim Project Master Plan:<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Aug 2009<br />
  30. 30. Enlarged Areas (a):<br />Design neighborhood complexes differentiated by unique tree-planting for each complex.<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Changing the traffic in the inner streets, and addition of deciduous trees.<br />Aug 2009<br />
  31. 31. Enlarged Areas (b):<br />Strengthening the historic boulevard of Bat-Galim as a connecting axis to the sea and its promenade.<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Creating a metropolitan park by relocating the train tracks below grade. <br />Aug 2009<br />
  32. 32. Neighbourhood Design Project – Kiryat Eliezer, Haifa<br />Neighbourhood in a Park<br />About the project:<br />Develop a vision for the neighborhood<br />Design a master plan for a neighborhood<br />Develop a chosen area<br />Design a garden according to the vision<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Aug 2009<br />
  33. 33. KiryatEliezer neighbourhood in Haifa consists of old “Shikunim” buildings that were built during the 1950s. These are long structures with small apartments and wide unused open space between them.<br />In my vision, I am using the unique composition of the buildings and the open space, in order to make it feel like it belongs to the residents.<br />The Path that can be seen in the master plan and in the detail plan, goes through the whole neighbourhood and receives a different architectural language that breaks the orthogonal paths that are so typical in this place.<br />Bat Galim Border<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />The vision<br />Aug 2009<br />
  34. 34. Master Plan:<br />See enlarged area<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Aug 2009<br />
  35. 35. Enlarged Area:<br />B<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />C<br />D<br />D<br />A<br />B<br />A<br />Aug 2009<br />C<br />
  36. 36. Create pocket gardens – “Block Gardens”.<br />Use of open space between the buildings.<br />Building’s additions create a sense of identity and belonging for the residents.<br />The open undeveloped space become cozy and usable places.<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Aug 2009<br />
  37. 37. Walking path referred to in the master plan is treated with a different design language, in contrast to the legacy orthogonal lines of the neighborhood.<br />As a result, the path provides a welcoming environment and a natural gathering point. <br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Aug 2009<br />
  38. 38. Sections and Perspectives, Section A-A:<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />The entrance of the path to the garden<br />Elevator to the underground parking<br />Aug 2009<br />
  39. 39. Sections and Perspectives, Section B-B:<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Aug 2009<br />
  40. 40. Sections and Perspectives, Section C-C:<br />Alon Schwartz<br />;<br />Portfolio<br />C<br />Colonnade next to new stores and<br />C<br />Aug 2009<br />
  41. 41. Final Project<br />Tavor Heights - From Region to “Place”<br />About the project:<br />Alon Schwartz<br />Portfolio<br />Aug 2009<br />

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