Tel Aviv's celebrated White City is the striking group of neighborhoods that comprises the largest concentration of Bauhaus buildings in the world. Together, they contain more than 4,000 individual white cement structures, designed in the distinctive sleek, curved-corner style that embodies international Modernism.
The city's architectural riches have become more and more of a draw to art and design aficionados, and the White City recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of its designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (The only other modern city afforded this honor is Brasilia, the futuristic capital of Brazil.) Festivities included open houses, special exhibitions, talks and all-night fetes.
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Bauhaus buildings in Tel Aviv's White City neighborhood
Photo by Michael Schonbach
Photo courtesy Tel Avivi Tourism
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