NATIONAL PHILATELIC MUSEUM
Tel Aviv, Ramat Aviv 1998
Part one deals with the history of the postal service in Palestine over the last 200 years. Communication between people is the focus of this segment's design, which emphasizes the letter-writer and letter-receiver and the written word that underlies the envelope and postage stamp. Part two deals with the post and communication in modern times, which is underscored by a futuristic design and a dynamic interactive system.
Part three features the field of philately the - collection and study of postage stamps which reflects the development of Israeli society and culture, as well as milestones in the history of the Jewish people in its country. Stamps tell stories.
The project is located on the coast line of Tel Aviv, between Herbert Samuel promenade on the west and Hayarkon St. on the east.
And is one of the few open windows to the beach since the street is mostly blocked by tall hotel buildings.
The park bridges the levels difference between these two streets and streams down from Hayarkon St. to the promenade. This situation creates height differences which are used to enhance the drama of the ships "silhouettes" so they can be seen from the beach but do not block the view from Hayarkon St. The memorial site is composed of three elements: