Tali Cohen Anderson

Architect

Tali-Cohen Anderson

Tali Cohen -Anderson

Personal Details:
Academic Degree: Masters of Architecture, Accessibility Consultant, 1996.
Home Address: 9 HaShalom Street, Neve-Yahud-Monoson, P.O.B. 7387, Israel, 56211
Phone Number at:
Home: 03-6320596 Mobile: 054-6887280 Fax: 700-1178055
E-mail: talary@zahav.net.il; tali.designforall@gmail.com
School of Interior Design, The College of Management – Academic Studies, Rishon LeZion, Israel.
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Academic Education:
1987- 1993 Bachelor of Architecture & Urban Design, Sadna School of Architecture & Design, Tel Aviv, Israel.
1993 Bachelor of Architecture, Kansas State University (KSU), Manhattan Kansas, USA.
1996 Masters of Architecture Kansas State University (KSU), Manhattan, Kansas, USA.

Expertise
Chartered Architect, registered by the Ministry of trade, industry & Labor
Chartered Access Consultant, registered by the Ministry of trade, industry & Labor (by law)

M.A. Details:
Title: “The Relationship of Form and Space in Producing Urban Morphology: A Study of Analogy of Body in Sculpture and in City”
Advisors:
Prof. Vladimir Krstic – Committee Chair, Architecture Dept.
Prof. Anna Holcombe – Art Dept.
Prof. Linda Brigham – English Dept.

Further Studies:
2004 Accessibility Consultant, Technion, Israel.
2010 Accessibility Studies, for “Accessibility Charted Service Consultant,” Department of Occupational Therapy, Tel-Aviv University, Israel.
2011 Accessibility Studies, for “Accessibility Charted Access Consultant” University of Ariele”, Israel.

Professional Activities
2012-2013
Member of committee, the Jerusalem International Conference on Sustainable and Accessible Pilgrimage Cities, will be held on April 2013.

Academic Experience -Teaching:
1993 -1996
Graduate Teaching Assistant, College of Architecture and Design, KSU, Manhattan, Kansas, USA.Also assisted in teaching special courses tailored to on-site overseas programs for third and fourth year KSU students, in Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy (spring, 1995) and in Kyoto, Japan (summer 1996).
1997
Adjunct Professor, College of Architecture and Design, KSU, Manhattan, Kansas, USA.
1999-2000
Adjunct Professor, Taught fourth year courses, Studio Barzin Shoham – Interior Design,
2000- Present
Adjunct Professor, Lecturer/Advisor for fourth year final projects, presenting an interdisciplinary studio on “The connection between the human body and space;” Lecturer, third year, essay course on “Accessibility and design for the disabled” School of Interior Design, The College of Management, Rishon LeZion. Israel.

Academic/Administrative Positions:
2013 Coordinator of Designs Studio #1and #2
2012 Senior Teacher, School of School of Interior Design, The College of Management, Rishon LeZion,
Israel.
2011 Coordinator- Inclusive Design- School of Interior Design, The College of Management, Rishon
LeZion, Israel.
2010 Member of Teaching Committee on, School of Interior Design, The College of Management,
Rishon LeZion, Israel.
2010 Faculty Representative in the Interdisciplinary Program for Outstanding Candidates, The College of Management – Academic Studies, Rishon LeZion, Israel.
2010 Member of the School of Design Appeals Committee, College of Management – Academic Studies, Rishon LeZion, Israel.
2010 Member of the School of Design Exchange Students Committee, College of Management – Academic Studies, Rishon LeZion, Israel.
2010 Member of the School of Design Ethics Committee, College of Management – Academic Studies, Rishon LeZion, Israel.

Previous Professional Experience (Non Academic):
1992 Nitza Smuk, Building Preservation Group, Tel-Aviv Municipality, Israel. Tasks included preparation of all visual materials for the book Dwelling on the Dunes, as well as comparing the true measurements against the architectural plans and making changes accordingly. The book, which documents all of the preserved buildings in Tel-Aviv, was first published in Hebrew in 1996, and later in English and French: Paris, Edition del’Eclat, 2004.

1993 Haim Dotan, Architects, Jaffa, Tel-Aviv, Israel. Head of the architectural planning group preparing to compete for a residential complex commission in Ashdod, Israel: guided the group from concept through design stages, including submission to the municipal permits department.

1997-1998 Takamatsu & Lachiani, Architects, Prepared the concept stage for a cultural complex in Rishon LeTzion and designed the museum in its center honoring the Sculptor Yakov Agam. Also oversaw preparation of the catalogues documenting all of the office’s projects, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

1998-1999 Yakov Gil-Ad, Architects, worked in capacity of architect, designer & project manager for the Bitan-Aharon Community 30,000 square meter residential complex for the elderly, Herzlia, Israel.

1999-2000 Bar Hershkovitz, Architects, designed and managed a 7,000 square meter project in Holon for a commercial and office complex, Herzliya. Israel.

2000-Present Self–employed: Tali Cohen–Anderson, Architect, design residences, offices, commercial spaces, restaurants, and fit spaces to meet special needs; services include planning and design, submitting plans to appropriate offices, obtaining relevant permits, follow-through and supervision of the buliding phase; seek tailored, ergonomic, and technologically assisted solutions based on prinicples of Universal Design.

2007 Design and planning for people with special needs, involved in the project “Aley Negev,”
rehabilitation center for people with special needs, Ofakim, Israel

Membership in Professional Societies:
Member of Israel Institute of Architects & Town Planners

Professional Counseling:
2003-Present
Architect of The Israel Export and International Cooperation Institute, Tel-Aviv, Israel
2003-Present
Architect of The Manufacturers Association of Israel, Tel-Aviv. Israel.
2004-Present
Design and planning for people with special needs, involved in the project “Aley Negev,” rehabilitation center for people with special needs, Ofakim, Israel.
2012- Present
Acting Head of the Accessibility Department, City of Jerusalem & Urban Accessibility Consultant, Jerusalem, Israel.

Scholarships, Prizes and Awards:
1993
Scholarship for graduate studies, awarded by Kansas State University, USA.
1996
Outstanding Thesis Award in the area of Design Theory, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA.
1996
The Presidential Award for Teaching Excellence in the category of Graduate Teaching Assistant, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA.
1997
Best Master’s Thesis in Architecture Award, granted by the Interdisciplinary Research and Academic Forum, Kansas State University, USA.
1997
The John Helm Memorial Award, The Dept of Architecture, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA.
1997
Master’s thesis selected for exhibition throughout the Netherlands, and particularly at The Berlage Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

April, 2013