The architecture of repeated rituals: Tel Aviv's Rabin Square

Tali Hatuka, Rachel Kallus

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This paper examines the relationship between architecture and civil participation by specifically looking at the formal attributes of Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, its development as a public urban space, its nationally symbolic meaning, and its civic role. A major conclusion of this study is that public assembly and the physical space in which it occurs are indivisible, revealing architecture's unique contribution to the shaping of citizenship.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-94
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Architectural Education
Issue number4
StatePublished - May 2008
Externally publishedYes


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