founded in 2010 by architect Irit Kohavi, specializes in innovative architectural design, planning, and construction administration of public buildings on a national scale. Based in Tel Aviv, Kohavi and her team bring nearly 4 decades of experience, passion, and vision to each national and international project, using a trusted programmatic approach. Specializing in institutional, governmental, and mix-used projects, the team infuses creativity, meticulous planning, and advanced technological skills at every stage of design, planning and project management, providing clients with exceptional service, design and constructions that are uniquely integrated into existing campuses and their urban surroundings. 



 The secret to consistently delivering superior architectural and technical solutions is our interactive and creative design process, which always considers the end-users and focuses on open communication with our clients. We are dedicated to performing meticulous research and planning to provide fully customized projects, specifically tailored to unique program and design requirements, construction methods and environmental typology, with emphasis on the use of local materials and advanced technologies as well as sustainable design-to-budget solutions. 



Certified by Israel’s Ministries of Defense and Housing and by the Israel Airport Authority as Integration Architects, our mixed-use design specialties include: a wide range of laboratories, national archives and repositories, museums, cultural facilities, offices and commercial complexes of different scale and character.  Our talents are matched by our state-of-the-art building technologies, materials and design methods using BIM and various parametric design programs.



Clients of Irit Kohavi Architects include: The Israel Airport Authority; Yad Vashem – Holocaust martyrs and heroes remembrance authority; The Israel Antiquities Authority; The Israel Ministry of Construction and Housing; Jerusalem Municipality; Modi’in Municipality; Hod Hasharon Municipality; Yokne’am Illit Municipality; Alrov Group; Azrieli Group Ltd ; Globus Max Cinemas; Oshira Investments; Gavrielim Investments; IBC Group and more


Irit Kohavi

Irit Graduated with honors from the the School of Architecture and Town Planning in The Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa (1978) and continued her studies in Computer Aided Design at the Department of Architecture, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA (1987).

Prior to founding Irit Kohavi Architects in Tel Aviv in 2010, Irit Kohavi was a Principal Architect and Managing Partner at Moshe Safdie Architects for more than 20 years. As Principal Architect at MSA Kohavi headed the professional team design of large scale national projects Including the Airside Terminal 3 at Ben-Gurion International Airport; the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum Campus; Azrieli Modi’in Town Center; Mammilla commercial complex in Jerusalem; Mamilla hotel, David citadel Hotel, David Royal Residence, Mammilla Residential quarter David village, and is collaborating with Moshe Safdie Architects on various projects to date.

Irit participates in steering committees and professional juries, lectures at Architecture conventions and in the academy.

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