Tel Aviv: The White City

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Its 4,000+ white buildings have given the name 'White City' to Tel Aviv. Created in the 1930s and 1940s under the influence of international modernism it was declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 2003. The building design shows the architectural ideas of numerous, mostly European, architects and display highly specific stylistic features. These particularities and the city's unique atmosphere are explored in the text and photography of this title and set them both in their historic context and in juxtaposition to classical modernism.