Rebuilding the Land of Israel, by Gershon Canaan
It has become the fashion to shudder about Israeli architecture. Tourists complain about the “hodgepodge” of Tel Aviv’s apartment houses, and about the cheap stucco peeling away from concrete walls. Some sophisticates prefer the picturesque casualness of the Arab villages to the “sober purposefulness” of the Jewish agricultural colonies, and give the impression that Israelis lack a sense of aesthetic fitness that Arabs do not.
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