Studio Haim Dotan

Professor Haim Z Dotan

Haim Dotan, international architect, urban designer, poet, philosopher, educator and

artist. Following a career in Japan and the U.S.A., where he had a practice in Manhattan,

he established the firm of Haim Dotan Ltd. Architects in 1990 in Tel Aviv. The office

focuses on innovative cutting-edge architecture, research and construction, and designs

private and public projects in Asia, the Persian Gulf, Africa, Israel & Europe. Haim Dotan

is an architectural pioneer in developing construction techniques for residential,

commercial, industrial, educational and public institutions. In his projects, Architect Dotan

creates a new language in the global architectural landscape.

In 2011 Architect Haim Dotan was awarded Architect of the Year by the distinguished

Israeli magazine “Economics”. In 2010 Architect Haim Dotan was chosen as “Most

Distinguished Architect” by the Israel Association of United Architects. In 2008 Haim

Dotan won the Israel Foreign Ministry DBOT tender as the developer, contractor,

designer and architect of the Israel Pavilion in EXPO 2010 World Exhibition in Shanghai,

China.

 

                          Haim Dotan Ltd Architects, Israeli Pavilion, 2010
 

GENERAL

Nationality: Israel & USA

Birthplace: Jerusalem (1954)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE / Selected

1990 - Present, Founder & CEO, Haim Dotan Ltd. Architects & Urban Designers

Tel Aviv, Israel

1985 -1990 Founder & CEO, Insight Architecture and Design, New York, U.S.A.

1984 -1985 Kisho Kurokawa Architects, Tokyo, Japan

1980 - 1984 BTA and HNTB, Los Angeles, California, USA

 

                      Haim Dotan Ltd Architects, Financial City, UAE 2006

 

EDUCATION

1984 University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Master of Architecture

1981 University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Bachelor of Architecture

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2011 Professor at Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts (SIVA), Fudan University,

Shanghai, China

2010 Master Professor at Beijing DeTao Masters Academy, Shanghai, China

2009 Advisory Professor at East China Normal University, Shanghai, China

1998 - 2007 Senior Lecturer, School of Architecture, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

2002 - 2003 Senior Lecturer, Department of Architecture, Bezalel Academy of

Fine Arts, Jerusalem, Israel

1990 - 1994 Senior Lecturer, Sadna School of Architecture, Tel Aviv, Israel

1990 - Present, Guest Critic, Technion Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

1988 Visiting Faculty, Pratt Institute, New York, USA

1987 Guest Critic, Columbia University, City College, New Jersey Tech, USA

1983 Teaching Assistant, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA

 

                          New Academic University, Ashdod, Israel, 2015

  

HONORS & AWARDS

2011 Recipient of Shanghai Annual Book Design Prize with East China Normal

University Press for the books After the Rain and Echo in the Desert by the

Shanghai Municipality of Press & Publications

2011 Recipient of the distinguished Israeli national magazine Economics

“Architect of the Year 2011” award

2010 Recipient of Israel Association of United Architects “Most Distinguished

Architect of the Year 2010” award

2010 Recipient of USA Exhibitor Magazine, “Editor’s Choice” award, for the Israel

Pavilion in World EXPO 2010 Shanghai, China

2010 Winner of Israel Foreign Ministry DBOT tender to design, build, operate

and transfer the Israel Pavilion in World EXPO 2010, Shanghai, China

2006 Nominee for the Israel Prize in Architecture (Israel’s highest award)

2006 Recipient of the Israeli Building Construction Center award for “New

Architectural Language in Israel through 17 years of Development and

Improvement of New Building Technologies”.

2005 Nominee for the UIA (United International Architects) Gold Medal on behalf

of the United Architects of Israel

1998 Recipient of the Israel Engineering and Architects Association award for the

50th Anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel, for professional

 

 

 

BOOKS & PERIODICALS / Selected

2010 Echo in the Desert - a new architectural manifest by Haim Dotan

Published by East China Normal University Press

2010 After the Rain - a new poetry & photography book by Haim Dotan

Published by East China Normal University Press

2010 Great Vision for Future, EXPO 2010 Shanghai Official book, China

2010 Beyond Design, 2010 Shanghai Expo, Architecture and Space Design,

Israel Pavilion, Dialog & Innovation for Better Life, Pages168-175,

Sandu Publishing Co., China

2010 “Expo 2010 Shanghai”, A+U, Architecture and Urbanism, Japan

2010 “Replanting Roots in Shanghai”, Asian Jewish Life Journal

2010 Various Chinese publications regarding EXPO 2010, including Shanghai

Jieifang Daily, Xinmim Evening News, Shanghai Top News, Shanghai

Magazine, Metro Shanghai, Art Magazine, Global Times.

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2008 “That is Not the Way to Build a Wall”, DO Magazine, Israel

2007 “Against the Background of Eternity” (in Russian), Building ARX 15,

Ukraine & Russia

2006 "Architecture Israele: Un Nuovo Linguaggio", Casa Vogue, Italy

2003 “The Architectural Box - The End of an Historical Era”, Perspectiva,

Magazine of the United Architects of Israel, No.17

2003 “Architectural Opposites - Towards 2010”, Mivnim magazine, Israel

2002 “Curiosity - Ashdod Concert Hall”, Architecture of Israel Quarterly, No. 50

2001 “The Semiotic Steel of Haim Dotan”, Architecture of Israel Quarterly, No. 44

1997 Special issue dedicated to the selected works of architect Haim Dotan

Architecture in Israel, No. 101, December 1997

 

                                Performing Arts Center, Ashdod, Israel, 2010

 

COMPETITIONS / Selected

2010 Winner, WORLD EXPO 2010, Israel National Pavilion, Shanghai, China

2005 Winner, The Walworth Barbour American International School, Israel

(In collaboration with Plesner Architects and H2L2 Architects, USA)

2004 Winner, The New Academic University Campus, Ashdod, Israel

2003 Winner, Rehovot Performing Arts Center, Rehovot, Israel

1998 Winner, Cross Israel Highway (with Israeli “Derech Eretz” and Canadian

Highway Inv. Ltd. and Hughes Aircrafts Systems Int. and SGE Groupe)

1996 Winner, Central Garage Building, Dead Sea factories Ltd, Sdom. Israel

1988 Winner of Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning national competition,

Technion Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel (with architect Piltzer)

 

                                  Rehovot Performing Arts Center, Israel

 

LECTURES & CONFERENCES / Selected

2011 The 6th Conference of the International Advisory Group,

Shanghai Institute of Visual Art, Fudan University, China, Lecture

2011 Peking University, Beijing, Lecture, "Urban Disaster or Ecological Paradise"

2011 Tongji University, Shanghai, Lecture

2011 School of Design, ZUCC University, Hangzhou, Lecture

2011 School of Design, East China Normal University, Shanghai, Lecture

2011 Department of Urban Planning, Chongqing, China, Lecture

2011 101 High School, Beijing, Lecture

2010 Shanghai Annual Book Fair, Lecture

2010 Shanghai Biennale of Design Conference, Lecture

2010 Israel Cultural Forum, Pudong, Shanghai, Lecture

2010 School of Design, East China Normal University, Shanghai, Lecture

2010 School of Design, College of Management, Rishon Lezion, Israel,Lecture

2010 School of Architecture, Technion Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, Lecture

2010 School of Architecture, Ariel University, Israel, Lecture

2009 Israel Design & Architecture Conference, Domus Magazine, Israel, Lecture

2009 Icon Festival, Tel Aviv, Israel, Lecture “Future Urbanism”

2007 School of Architecture, WIZO Academy of Design and Education, Haifa,

Israel, Lecture "Nature, Architecture & Urban Design"

2005 “Architecture-Construction-Development”, Klil City of Windows,

Israel, conference designer, organizer and lecturer

2004 “Residential Architecture – Theory, Research, Design and Architecture”

Klil City of Windows, Israel, conference designer, organizer and lecturer

2003 The France-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Paris, Lecture“Israeli Architecture,

Past, Present and Future”

2003 School of Architecture, Technion Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, Lecture

“The End of the Box Epoch”,

2003 Society of Structural Engineers of Israel, Tel Aviv, Israel, Lecture, “Architectural

Philosophy in Steel Construction: Past, Present and Future”

2003 Conference of Builders of Israel Association, Dead Sea, Israel, Lecture, “Dynamic

Architecture in a Changing Society,”

2002 Japan-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Tel Aviv, Lecture, "The Place of Japan in

the Creation of Architect Haim Dotan"

1992 “Two Banks of Ayalon Freeway: Architecture - Construction - Development”,

conference designer, organizer and lecturer

 

 

                      Andre Minkoff Auditorium, SCE College, Be'er Sheva, Israel

 

EXHIBITIONS / Selected

2011 DeTao Masters Academy – SIVA / Fudan University, China

2011 Blurring Boundaries, UIA-Israeli Biennale of Architecture, United

Architects of Israel

2009 Israel Pavilion EXPO 2010 Shanghai, Israel Design & Architecture

Conference, Domus Magazine, Israel

2008 Echo in the Desert, Solo exhibition, ZeZeZe Architecture Gallery

Tel Aviv, Israel

2007 School of Architecture, WIZO Academy of Design and Education,

Haifa, Israel

2003 Israeli Biennale of Architecture, United Architects of Israel

Minkoff Auditorium, Shamoon College of Engineering, Be'er Sheva,

2002 Electrical Engineering Building, Shamoon College of Engineering, Be'er

Sheva, Israel, United Architects of Israel

2002 Israeli Biennale of Architecture, United Architects of Israel

Drawings - Haim Dotan

 

         Solar Tower, Israel 2009 School              Be'er Sheva, Israel 2007 Housing        Eilat, Israel 2007

 

 

SELECTED WORKS IN CHINA

 

                                     Liangjiang Gateway Design, 2010

 

                Chengdu Scientific Incubation Park of the Internet of Things, 2009

 

                               Glass Bridge, Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, 2012

 

                              Glass Bridge, Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, 2012

 

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