AN + is a collaborative design practice embracing architecture, art and philosophy. The studio begins with a desire of recollecting the old and producing the new. Articulating everything that comes within range, the real and the speculative, the intuitive and the imaginary.
Based in Tel Aviv, AN + was established by Avital Gourary from Brussels and Natanel Elfassy from Tel Aviv. As native-immigrants, A N + differs itself with an optimistic perspective on architecture, and acts as a manifestation of positively impact people's lives and environments.
AN + is recognised for its singular architecture, in which simplicity is grandiose. A minor architecture engaging complex critical ideas and conceptual perspectives through research, experiments and design.
Practicing academic research and teaching, A N + explores social innovation and advanced technologies. These academic experiments are feeding the practical work apparatus of the studio, creating unexpected outcomes.
In recent years, AN + became a distinctive figure of the new generation of israel architectural scene, and are engaged in the development of strategic visions for large-scale historic urban regions such as Jaffa and south Tel Aviv, and the Tel Aviv white city center reimagining it as the new pole for technology creation together with Microsoft Israel R&D center, The Garage (A N Y). A N + is also working on important projects such as the cultural center of the canadian embassy in Tel Aviv.
AN + State of Extremes Design Team:Avital Gourary, Natanel Elfassy, Yoni ChechikTaylor Helmer, Yuval Bar Adon.