Night Shelter for Homeless Tel Aviv
Amit Gosher

Night Shelter for Homeless Tel Aviv | Between privacy and hope

Yoav Messer Architects Ltd as Architecture and Interior Design

The "Gagon" at 6 Elizabeth Berger St. in Tel Aviv is the first building built in Israel forHomeless people.

The building was founded by the Tel Aviv Foundation for Development in collaboration with "Lasova" NPO

The concept behind the building is "human dignity". Maintaining the privacy of homeless people and providing hope for their return to normal life.The view from the windows can perhaps generate this hope.

photo_credit Amit Gosher
Amit Gosher

The building has 3 floors, an entrance courtyard and a public façade facing a square.

The building was built on a plot of 750 sqm, includes 3 floors with total area of 1450 square meters. The night shelter is an urban building that located on a public square.

photo_credit Amit Gosher
Amit Gosher

The building provides a place for overnight stay to homeless people and includes quality facilities for all residents.

- Accommodation rooms are planned for 144 residents.

- Showers and toilets for every 2 rooms.

- Dining room and kitchen for 60 diners.

- Workshop rooms with a sea view.

- Rooftop balconies for meetings and activities.

- Offices and coordinators' rooms.

- A separate wing of offices and commerce facing the square.

- Storage and activity areas.

Team:
Clients: The Tel Aviv foundation, "Lasova" (NPO)
Architecture and Interior Design: Yoav Messer Architects. | Lead Architect | Daniel Gazit 
Management and supervision: David Raz - Yoni Guetta.
Contractor: Rom Geves

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Amit Gosher
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Amit Gosher
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Amit Gosher
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Amit Gosher
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Amit Gosher
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Material Used:
1. Facade cladding: Mineral Plaster, Mashrabiya- expanded Mesh
2. Flooring: Woodenlook Porcelain, Terrazzo look Porcelain 
3. Doors: Metal Doors 
4. Ceiling: Expanded Mesh, Gypsum ceiling 
5. Stairs: Metal and Concrete stairs.
6. Interior furniture: Carmel Business, Whitespace
7. Interior Cladding: White Polymer cladding

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