BLK Barely Levitzky Kassif Architects & Town Planners (1989) Ltd.

Architecture and Town Planning

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Company's Profile

Established: 1989
Line of Business: Architecture and Town Planning
Address: 11 Tuval Street, Ramat-Gan, 5252226, Israel
Phone: 972-3-6123040
Fax: 972-3-6123050
Email: blk@blk.co.il
Website: http://www.blk.co.il
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Company Executives

  • Uri Barely, BLK  Barely Levitzky Kassif Architects & Town Planners (1989) Ltd.

    Uri Barely

    Senior Partner

    BLK Barely Levitzky Kassif Architects & Town Planners (1989) Ltd.

  • Coby Levitzky, BLK  Barely Levitzky Kassif Architects & Town Planners (1989) Ltd.

    Coby Levitzky

    Senior Partner

    BLK Barely Levitzky Kassif Architects & Town Planners (1989) Ltd.

  • Moti Kassif, BLK  Barely Levitzky Kassif Architects & Town Planners (1989) Ltd.

    Moti Kassif

    Senior Partner

    BLK Barely Levitzky Kassif Architects & Town Planners (1989) Ltd.

Partners

    Sagi Morshtein
    Guy Goldstein
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About BLK Barely Levitzky Kassif Architects & Town Planners (1989) Ltd.

Barely Levitzky Kassif (BLK) one of Israel’s largest and leading architecture firms, is an international firm led by three senior partners, Uri Barely Coby Levitzky and Moti Kassif, who have been cooperating since 1979.

Areas of Expertise

BLK has extensive experience in planning large scope projects including commercial complexes, office and residential towers, residential neighborhoods, major housing and vacation home developments, mixed-use projects, logistic centers, high tech and industrial facilities, life science design, tourism, leisure, and recreation complexes, healthcare, educational and other public facilities.

Highest Standards of Craftsmanship

BLK, which includes around 90 architects, offers leading entrepreneurs throughout the world the highest standards of craftsmanship.

The Firm has carried out large and highly complex projects providing the highest level of service in the shortest possible time.

BLK served major developers worldwide and had undertaken major projects in Israel, Europe, Russia and the US. The Firm cooperates with international architects such as Richard Meier & Partners (RMP) and Pei Cobb Freed & Partners (PCF-P) and has established the IDG group in cooperation with Ranni Ziss Architects.

Commercial Complexes

BLK has been involved in the design of over 20 commercial complexes in Israel as well as overseas and was awarded the 2011 Excellency in Construction Award for the design of the G Cinema City Complex. 

High - Rise Projects

BLK has extensive experience in the design of high-rise office, residential and multi-use projects. These include ‘City Tower’ and ‘Rogovin-Tidhar Tower’ along the Ayalon; the Tel-Aviv exclusive 46 floor ‘Rothschild Residential Tower, designed in cooperation with RMP, which was awarded Israel’s 2011 Design Award sponsored by ‘domus’ International magazine; the 45 floor Tel-Aviv ‘Alon Towers’ (BSR) Office Towers; the ‘W Boutique’ Residential Tower, the 55 floor multiuse ‘Hashachar Tower’ which encompasses Commercial center, Office floors and Residential floors; Etz-Haim and Kiach complexes in the heart of Jerusalem, designed in cooperation with PCF-P, which encompass three buildings for preservation, four residential towers, and hotels; As well as the ‘Rothschild 10’ project, which encompasses five buildings for preservation and a 40 floor hotel and residential tower, ‘City Gate Tower’, a 70 floor multiuse tower, and Marriott Hotel in Japan three projects designed in cooperation with Ranni Ziss Architects. 

Residential Developments

BLK has designed over 20,000 housing units in Israel and worldwide. The Firm’s ‘Osielde Europeiski’ project in Krakow was selected ‘Poland’s Best Residential project of the year’ for the years 2003 & 2006; the ‘Washington Residential project’ in Bucharest was selected ‘Romania’s Best Residential Project of the Year’ in 2005 and ‘Neve-Savion’ in Or-Yehuda (designed in cooperation with Blumenthal and Moran-Dick Firms) was awarded the Excellence in Construction Award.

Other Activities

BLK is involved in the design of projects of various types and scales from a single office building such as the ‘Center Point’ project in Budapest which was selected as ‘Hungary’s Best Office Project of the Year’ in 2006, to complex public buildings such as the new government campus in Upper Nazareth, hotels, resorts, logistic centers, town planning and urban design projects.

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