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The Strange Case Of The Design For Israel's New National Library
Rafi Segal's design was chosen by an enthusiastic jury over competitors that included several international starchitects. Then a Jerusalem municipal attorney threatened to block the entire building process because he disagreed with Segal's opinions about West Bank settlements. Suddenly, accusations of plagiarism arose and the jury was re-writing the rules and reopening the design competition.
The Nation (US) 05/13/12
Posted April 26, 2013 12:43 AM
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