The White City of Tel Aviv: The Modern Movement

From the UNESCO website, this video (01:58) and accompanying article explore the history, architectural vision and symbolism behind “The White City” of Tel Aviv, the world’s largest collection of International or Bauhaus style buildings and one of the first “modern” UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The article focuses on how European architects managed to create an architectural ensemble of the Modern Movement in a new climate and cultural context, in an example of one of the most innovative urban planning projects of the time.