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Research Interests

Twentieth century architecture and urbanism, non-western modernisms, and the production of architectural knowledge as part of north-south or south-south exchange.


Education/Academic qualification

History and Theory of Architecture, PhD, Columbia University

… → 2015

Cultural Studies, MA, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

… → 2007

Multidisciplinary Program in the Arts: Art History and Film Studies, General and Comparative Literature, BA, Tel-Aviv University

… → 2004

Research interests

  • Architectural and urban planning
  • Israeli and urban architecture
  • Postcolonial African states

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planning practice Earth & Environmental Sciences
enclave Earth & Environmental Sciences
know how Social Sciences
Israeli Social Sciences
immigrant Social Sciences
immigrant population Earth & Environmental Sciences
apartheid Earth & Environmental Sciences
planning Social Sciences

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Research Output 2011 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

South African ‘know-how’ and Israeli ‘facts of life’: the planning of Afridar, Ashkelon, 1949–1956

Levin, A., Mar 4 2019, In : Planning Perspectives. 34, 2, p. 285-309 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

planning practice
know how

Architecture and the Environment

Hochhäusl, S., Lange, T., Adams, R. E., Barber, D. A., Bierig, A., Cupers, K., Doucet, I., Ferng, J., von Fischer, S., Förster, K., Krivý, M., Kurg, A., Levin, A., Nolan, G. & Vronskaya, A., 2018, In : Architectural Histories. 6, 1, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Introduction: The modern village

Levin, A. & Feniger, N., Apr 3 2018, In : Journal of Architecture. 23, 3, p. 361-366 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Naturally Representative: The Environmental Planning of the New African Capitals Abuja and Dodoma

Levin, A., 2018, Changing Representations of Nature and the City: The 1960s-70s and Their Legacies. Gee, G. & Vogelaar, A. (eds.). Routledge, (Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studie).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The village within: An alternative genealogy of the urban village

Levin, A., Apr 3 2018, In : Journal of Architecture. 23, 3, p. 392-420 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle