Joseph Barsky

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Joseph Barsky (Hebrew: יוסף ברסקי‎‎, ? in Odessa, Russian Empire – 1943 in Haifa, Palestine) was an architect in Israel. Barsky was a graduate of the Architectural College in Grekov Odessa Art school of Odessa and of the St. Petersburg Imperial Academy of Art.[1] He came to Israel in 1907 and from that time on lived and worked in Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine. He was one of the most renowned representatives of the Zionist architects of the Eretz Yisrael style.

The first kiosk in Tel Aviv, built by Joseph Barsky in 1910. Photo from 2010.[2][3]
Herzliya Hebrew Gymnasium, Tel Aviv, old building, about 1936

Significant buildings[edit]


  1. ^ Sergey R. Kravtsov, "Reconstruction of the Temple by Charles Chipiez and Its Applications in Architecture," Ars Judaica, vol. 4 (2008), 36-37.
  2. ^ a b "הקיוסק הראשון" (in Hebrew). My Tel Aviv. Archived from the original on 2012-08-12. Retrieved 2011-08-02. 
  3. ^ a b Yediot Aharonot. "לילה לבן: בתים בת"א שהחושך עושה להם טוב" (in Hebrew). Archived from the original on 2012-08-12. Retrieved 2011-08-02. 
  4. ^ Diana Dolev. "Architectural Orientalism in the Hebrew University – the Patrick Geddes and Frank Mears Master-Plan" (pdf). Tel Aviv University. pp. 218–219. 
  5. ^ Annabel Jane Wharton (2001). Building the Cold War. University of Chicago Press. p. 108. ISBN 0-226-89419-3. 
  6. ^ Catherine Weill-Rochant. "Myths and Buildings of Tel Aviv". Bulletin du Centre de recherche français de Jérusalem.