|Died||28 April 2001 (aged 76)|
|Alma mater||Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel|
|Awards||Rokach Prize, 1965|
Israel Prize, 1972
The Arie El-Hanani Prize, 1983
Yaakov Rechter was born to Paula Singer and the architect Zeev Rechter on 14 June 1924 in Tel Aviv. He grew up in his father's house which was used as a culture center in Tel Aviv. He studied architecture at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa. In 1952 he joined his father's office of architects. Rechter was married twice, to Sara Shafir and to the actress Hana Maron. He is the father of five children: the musician and composer Yoni Rechter, the philosopher Ophra Rechter, the Illustrator Michal Loit, the architect Amnon Rechter and the actress Dafna Rechter.
- Charles Bronfman Auditorium, Tel Aviv, 1957
- Helena Rubinstein Pavilion for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, 1952-1959
- Herzliya Museum of Art, 1975
- Tel Aviv Performing Arts Center, 1994
- Atarim Square, Tel Aviv, 1975
- National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, Tel Aviv, 1976
- Central Library, Mount Scopus Campus, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1981
- Carmel Hospital, Haifa
- Cameri Theater, Tel Aviv
- Kaplan Medical Center in Rehovot, 1953
- Mivtachim Sanitarium, Zikhron Ya'akov, 1966
- Hasharon, Herzliya Pituach, 1961
- Tel Aviv Hilton, 1965
- Herods Tel Aviv Hotel, 1972
- Jerusalem Hilton (now Crowne Plaza Jerusalem Hotel), Jerusalem, 1974
- Sheraton Tel Aviv Hotel, 1977
- Carlton Tel Aviv, 1980
- King Solomon Sheraton Hotel (now King Solomon Hotel), Jerusalem, 1981
- Holiday Inn, Ashkelon, 1998
- Rokach Prize - given for "Gan Jacob", 1965.
- Israel Prize of Architecture - given for Rechter's design for the Mivtachim Sanitarium in Zikhron Ya'akov, 1972.
- The Arie El-Hanani Prize, Integration of Art and Architecture - given for the combination of art in construction, 1983.
- Death Place and date Rabbi-Nasi-Chaim-Weltburger-und-Weltwurger-in-Aktion-Band-10 Page 68, Retrieved on Scribd.com on 2013-12-22.
- Awarded Israel Prize in 1972 aiq.co.il Retrieved on 2013-12-21
- Born to Paula Singer and Zeev Rechter haaretz.com Retrieved on 2013-12-22
- Birth date Who's who in Israel and in the work for Israel abroad By Itzhak Ben Bronfman & Cohen Publications, 1980 Retrieved through Google books on 2013-12-22.
- "Yaakov Rechter". Information Center for Israeli Art. Israel Museum. Retrieved 30 October 2016.
- Married to Hana Maron haaretz.com Retrieved on 2013-12-22
- Father of Dafna and Yoni Haaretz.com Retrieved on 2013-12-22.
- Designed by Rechter Architect tiuli.com Retrieved on 2013-12-22.
- Designed by Zeev and Yaakov Rechter israeltraveler.org Retrieved on 2013-12-22
- Herzliya Museum Designed by Rechter. herzliyamuseum.co.il Retrieved 2013-12-22.
- Designed by Yaakov Rechter israeltraveler.org Retrieved on 2013-12-22.
- Atarim Square designed by Rechter designboom.com Retrieved on 2013-12-22.
- CLAL Designed by Rechter mfa.gov.il Retrieved on 2013-12-22.
- Carmel Hospital designed by Rechter. mfa.gov.il Retrieved 2013-12-22.
- Designed Kaplan in 1953. Eleven.co.il/article/13510 (Russian) Retrieved on 2013-12-26.
- Hilton Tel Aviv Designed by Rechter tlvspot.com Retrieved on 2012-12-22.
- Designed by Rechter's company Emporis.com Retrieved on 2013-12-22.
- Tall Buildings of Europe, Middle East and Africa
- Designed by Rechter Tall Buildings by Georges Binder. Page 9, Published in Australia in 2006 by The Image Publishing Group. Retrieved through Google Books on 2013-12-22.
- Carlton Hotel designed by Rechter's Company. emporis.com Retrieved on 2013-12-22
- Holiday Inn Designed by Rechter wis-wander.weizmann.ac.il Retrieved on 2013-12-22.
- Rokach Prize israelphilately.org Retrieved on 2013-12-21
- Israel Prize of Architecture Archdaily.com Retrieved on 2013-12-21.
- Arie El-Hanani Award Winner imj.org.il; retrieved 21 December 2013.
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