Micha Gross

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Born1959 (age 62–63)
Zuerich, Switzerland
NationalitySwiss
CitizenshipSwitzerland
Education
  • Psychology
  • PhD
Alma mater
  • University of Zürich
  • Technion Haifa
OccupationDirector Bauhaus Center Tel Aviv

Micha Gross (1959) Co-founder of the Bauhaus Center Tel Aviv in 2000. Since then he heads the Center which promotes the modernist architecture of Tel Aviv and produces exhibitions. Gross has published multiple books as editor and author, is a frequent speaker at events all over the world, and is actively involved in several research projects in cooperation with different academic institutions.[1][2][3][4]

Previous to his move to Tel Aviv, Gross established in 1992 the first private diagnostical sleep laboratory in Zürich together with Dr. Asher Ben-Shmuel (Schlaflabor Fluntern, Zentrum für Schlafmedizin).

Biography

Born in Zuerich, Switzerland, 1959. Studied psychology at the University of Zürich, PhD at the Technion Haifa, Israel in 1990, from 1990-1994 research assistant professor at the Psychological Institute University Zuerich.

In 1992 Gross established in Zürich together with Dr. Asher Ben-Shmuel the first private diagnostic sleep laboratory in town Schlaflabor Fluntern, Zentrum für Schlafmedizin[5]

1994 Gross moved to Tel-Aviv, Israel.

2000 co-founder of the "Bauhaus Center Tel Aviv". Since then head of the Center which aims the national and international recognition of the "White City" as a heritage site[6][7]. The center publishes books about the modernist architecture of Tel Aviv and it produces exhibitions. Gross edited for example the publications: "Preservation and Renewal: Bauhaus and International Style Buildings in Tel Aviv" (2015) [8] and "Between the Private and Public Domains" (2016)[9].

Gross is a frequent speaker at events concerning modernist heritage sites[10]: in the last few years he has been guest in Switzerland (University of Lucern, University of Lugano[1]), "Denkmal 2016" in Leipzig, Germany, Politecnico di Milano, Italy (Urban and Architectural Heritage: Colonial Historical centres and new-cities foundation, 2016[11]), Riga Technical University, Latvija, in July 2018 at the Urban Forum Moscow, in April 2019 at Architecture Museum in Moscow[3].

Gross is actively involved in several research projects in cooperation with different academic institutions.

Publications

  • Bauhaus In Birobidzhan – 80 years of Jewish Settlement in the far east of the USSR. (Ber Boris Kotlerman, Shmuel Yavin, Iosif Brener and Micha Gross), (Bauhaus Center Tel Aviv, 2008)
  • Preservation and Renewal – Bauhaus and International Style Buildings in Tel Aviv. (Ed. Micha Gross), (Bauhaus Center Tel Aviv, 2015), ISBN 978-965-7668-00-9.
  • Das Bauhaus Center Tel Aviv.Form, Design Magazine, 259 (2015), pp. 48-51.
  • Between the Private and Public Domains in Bauhaus and International Style Buildings in Tel Aviv. (Ed. Micha Gross). (Bauhaus Center Tel Aviv, 2016), ISBN 978-965-7668-04-7.
  • The White City of Tel Aviv: Management of a Unesco World Heritage Site, (Eds. Susanna Bortolotto, Renzo Ribodazzi), Urbanistica e architettura moderne alla prova della contemporaneitaAltralinea Edizioni (2018), pp. 151-161.
  • Josef Rings and Erich Mendelsohn: New Building in Germany and Mandatory Palestine. (Eds. Micha Gross and Ines Sonder). (Bauhaus Center Tel Aviv, 2018) ISBN 978-965-7668-07-8.
  • Denkmalschutz in der Weissen Stadt von Tel Aviv – Beispiele am Werk von Wilhelm Ze'ev Haller; Building Conservation in Tel Aviv's White City – Examples from the Works of Wilhelm Ze'ev Haller. Micha Gross. In: Wilhelm Ze'ev Haller – Modern Architecture Leipzig/Tel Aviv, (Passage Verlag 2019), pp. 64-71, ISBN 978-3-95415-083-0.
  • Tel Aviv and the Bauhaus 100th anniversary, Spirit of Progress – Journal of Art Deco and Modernism Society of Australia Inc., 20,2 (2019), pp. 12-14, 77.
  • Ein Wochenende in Tel Aviv. Weekend in Tel Aviv, AIT – German Architecture Magazine 4 (2019), pp. 48-51.
  • Josef Rings und Erich Mendelsohn – Zwei Vertreter des Neuen Bauens in Deutschland und Erez Israel. (Ines Sonder & Micha Gross), (Eds. Henneke, Kift, Schleper). In press.

In the media

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Tel Aviv la Città bianca – Micha Gross all'Università di Lugano". 21 September 2016. Retrieved Sep 4, 2019.)
  2. "TEL AVIV. LA CITTÀ BIANCA 1930-1939 / Conferenza del Dr. Micha Gross, direttore del Centro Bauhaus di Tel Aviv". 2016.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Миха Гросс: "Сегодня в Германии дают Баухаус на экспорт"". Retrieved Sep 23, 2019.
  4. "Bauhaus Center News & Cooperations".
  5. "Zentrum für Schlafmedizin - Schlaflabor Zürich Fluntern" (in German).{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)
  6. "Bauhaus Revival". Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MfA). 2011. Retrieved 2019-09-04.
  7. "Bauhaus Boom". Israel21c.org. August 18, 2011. Retrieved Sep 4, 2019.
  8. Gross, Micha, ed. (2015). Preservation and Renewal: Bauhaus and International Style Buildings in Tel Aviv (in English and Hebrew). Bauhaus Center Tel Aviv. ISBN 9789657668009.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)
  9. Gross, Micha, ed. (2016). Between the Private and Public Domains in Bauhaus and International Style Buildings in Tel Aviv. Bauhaus Center Tel Aviv. ISBN 978-965-7668-04-7.
  10. "Bauhaus Center Abroad".
  11. "TEL AVIV. LA CITTÀ BIANCA 1930-1939 / Conferenza del Dr. Micha Gross, direttore del Centro Bauhaus di Tel Aviv". 2016. Retrieved 2019-09-04.

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