Dr. Atalia Karni, Ph.D., Architect

Lecturer, Supervisor – courses in architectural design

Dr. Atalia Karni is an architect, lecturer, project supervisor and is researching the mutual relations between East and West, and between Japanese and modern western architecture.


Phone: 972-4-8242482

Mobile: 972-52-726876

Architectural Design and Expertise

Lecturer in Architecture

Architecture and Japanese Garden Planning

Individual Lectures:

· Local and foreign – gardens and traditional Japanese architecture

· Japanese spatial concepts vs. European spatial concepts (1919-1939)

· Traditional "quotations" in contemporary Japanese architecture

· Light motifs in contemporary Japanese architecture

Lecture series on Japanese Architecture and gardens:

· The Japanese soul; Introduction to traditional Japanese architecture

· The traditional Japanese house

· The sukiya and the tea-house

· The tea ceremony – physical and conceptual values

· The imperial villa - Katsura

· Japanese spatial, cultural, and aesthetical concepts

· The Japanese Garden

· Buddhist temple architecture in Japan

· Parallels between East and West

· Frank Lloyd Wright and Japan

· Contemporary Japanese Architecture

· Tadao Ando – where East and West meet

Lectures in Architectural Theory