Journey Anywhere Nowhere Everywhere

At the Jerusalem Design Week 2021, creative duo Weinberg & Ben-Ami invited visitors to escape on a flight to nowhere with an interactive installation called ‘TAKEOFF’. The project merged fantasy with reality and played with the desire to travel more than a year after the outbreak of coronavirus.

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Hansen House, Jerusalem Design Week — Jul 2021

Brussels — 11 Nov 2020

Edmond de Rothschild Center, Tel-Aviv — Mar 2021

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An interview published in Archinect concerning our final thesis project as part of Thesis Review, which is a collection of conversations, statements, and inquiries into the current state of thesis in academia.

Tel-Aviv — 13 Oct 2018

The Contemporary Jet Journey 3.0

Confinement in an Israeli suburb, Apr 2020

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The Architects who study, create, work and live together

Article written in the Haaretz newspaper weekend edition about us and our final undergraduate project when recently having graduated from the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design.

Charles and Shai Ben Ami went through nine airports in eight days, and built a giant physical model of an airplane cross-section. A year later and following the Covid19 pandemic they still ask how architecture can bridge the gap between physical and virtual spaces.

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Final Undergraduate Project Catalogue, Jul 2019

Meditations on the Contemporary City

 

Brussels, Antwerp — Jan-Feb 2018

By Charles Weinberg and Shai Ben-Ami

Charles Weinberg and Shai Ben-Ami showcase an imaginary flight filled with endangered species at the 'Nature Awakens' exhibition in Tel Aviv, and ask who is 'the wild': man or nature?

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"Charles Weinberg & Shai Ben Ami win the First Prize of the 'Drawing of the Year 2017' Competition, organised by the Aarhus School of Architecture with their drawing entitled The One Day Unit."

Beit Ariela, Tel-Aviv — Dec 2018

Tokyo, Aug-Sep 2016

The Contemporary Jet Journey 2.0 

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Winning entry for the Hello Wood 2018 Competition in Argentina

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Review: Bezalel Academy's student show celebrates diversity in Jerusalem

Article written about the Bezalel Academy's Department of Architecture end-of-the-year exhibition and its front courtyard transformed into a "garden of reverie" with 1:1 scale installations.

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When a drawing comes to life

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Front courtyard installation

 

Jerusalem, Jul-Aug 2018

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"In the 2017 'Drawing of the Year' competition, organised by the Aarhus School of Architecture in Denmark, Charles Weinberg and Shai Ben-Ami won out of the 235 contestants. Their work portrays their 29 days-during journey through Japan."

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