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The Humanist Architecture Center

 The Center offers:

 

 

Design  of places.
 

* Courses

* [I-place] Counseling to individuals, couples, families and companies.

* [I-Place] counseling workshops for up to 20 participants.

* Lectures on Humanist Architecture and [I-Place] counseling.

 

Design of places

The teamCenter examines the region where a place is to be built or redesigned and explicates the dialogic relationships that it can offer. Each place has its own potential of relationships: the potential of a 1000 m2 plot on a sea shore on which a new place is to be created is quite different from that of an 80 m2 apartment to be renovated, but only through explicating their respective potential for dialogic relationships will it be possible to create a life enriching place on each of them.
This examination of prevailing spatial conditions is accompanied by an exploration that employs the [I-place] procedure developed by Dr. Peled to make future inhabitants aware of those relationships with the future place that will be right for them.
On the basis of this information and within the limits of environmental and financial constrains, the team designs the future place so that it will enrich the lives of its inhabitants and enhance their well-being.


 

 Courses:

a. Introduction to Humanist Architecture

This introductory course to Humanist Architecture and the [I-Place] counselling procedure is open to all who are interested in a better understanding of their relations with places, how to live these relationships fully and how to design places in a way that will allow a fuller life. People about to build or renovate the place where they live or work will find this course of special interest, as will artists, psychotherapists and all professional place designers such as architects, interior designers, landscape architects and students of architecture, interior design and landscape architecture. 
 


b. Training course towards a degree in Humanist Place Design

Stage A    training in  humanist design of places
Stage B    advanced training towards a certificate of Humanist Place Designer 


c. Training course towards a degree in  [I-Place] Counseling

Stage A - training in [I-Place] counselling
Stage B - advanced training towards a certificate of [I-Place] councellor.


Admission to the certificate courses requires a personal interview and completion of the introductory course to Humanist Architecture. A personal specialization process will be created for each student based on his/her aptitude and special needs.

The courses are open to all, whatever their former design experience, but are of special inerest to those involved in the design of places, such as architects, interior designers, landscape architects and students of architecture, interior design and landscape architecture, as well as to artists and members of the therapeutic community – psychotherapists, social workers, holistic therapists, etc.



Lectures and courses are provided by the Center both individually and in groups, as well as by distance learning .

 

 Senior staff of the Center:
 


Head   Arie Peled B.Arch., Ph.D.

Senior staff members  Gay Tzur and Asaf Sadeh
Having graduated at the Faculty of Architecture and Town planning of the Technion in Haifa as Architects and Town Planners, they are the owners of the "Sadeh Tzur Israeli Architecture" firm of architects. The firm provides design services for a variety of building related activities: design of private, public and entrepreneurial projects, green building, landscape and interior design, conservation, remodeling and conservation projects, industrial buildings as well as building management and supervision
 

Contact us:

The Humanist Architecture Center
27 Hasharon st. Haifa 35012 Israel
972 54 7 640 281
arpeled @ gmail.com