Arieh Sharon

Born in 1900 in Yuroslav, Poland. In 1920 made aliya as a member in a youth movement. Was one of the prime mover of Gan-Shmuel and worked in a hive. In 1926 went to Germany to study architecture at the school "Bauhaus" in Dasau. Graduated in 1929 and stayed in Berlin till 1931 working as an architect. Returned to Israel in 1932 and open his own firm in Tel-Aviv. Participated in many competition successfully. Built homes, workers condominiums, hospitals and schools. Was one of the prime-movers of "Ha-hug". During 1941-47 served as a chief lecturer in the Technion in Haifa, the college of architecture. In 1948-53 was engaged in a national and regional designing at the Department of Designing in the primisters-minister Office and the Interior Affairs Office. (?) During 1953-54 worked for the UN as a consultant for the governments of Burma, Singapur and Indonesia. During 1950-64 worked in collaboration with Binyamin Idelson and during 1965-68 worked in collaboration with his son, Architect Eldar Sharon. In 1962 was awarded the Israel Award for his design of the hospital "Soroka" in Beer-Sheva.
Died: 1980.

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