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Sigal Davidi

Dr. Sigal Davidi is an architect and architecture historian. Her research focuses on the relations between nationality, immigration, gender and aging, and the modern architecture of Mandatory Palestine and Israel. Her book, Building a New Land: Women Architects and Women’s Organizations in Mandatory Palestine, appeared in Hebrew in 2020.

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Ada Karmi-Melamede

Ada Karmi-Melamede (b. 1936) is a prominent Israeli architect. Her work includes a variety of public and private projects, among them the Supreme Court Building in Jerusalem and The Open University campus in Ra’anana. In 2007, she received the Israel Prize in architecture, the second woman to have ever received this prize.

Dora Gad

Dora Gad (1912-2003) was a prominent Israeli architect and interior designer. In the early decades of Israel's statehood, Gad played a key role in designing projects for the newly established national institutions in Israel. In 1966, she received the Israel Prize in architecture, the first woman to have ever received this prize.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Sigal Davidi." (Viewed on June 9, 2023) <>.


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