Erez Ella

architect-erezellafounded HQ

previously architect at OMA, co-founder of REX

Erez Ella (Hebrew: ארז אלה‎), is an Israeli architect.

Biography
Erez Ella studied architecture at Tel Aviv University.[1] He is the founder of HQ Architects in Tel Aviv, an office that practices research, urban planning, and design of housing and public buildings as well as commercial buildings. Prior to establishing HQ, Ella spent several years as a contributor and associate at the two of the architectural firms, OMA and REX.[2] At REX he co-led projects such as the Museum Plaza in Louisville, Vakko HQ and others. At OMA he served as a Project Architect for the Television Cultural Center for China Central Television (TVCC) in Beijing and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. He was the Eero Saarinen Professor at the Yale School of Architecture and heads the sustainable design unit at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem. He is the editor of the publication Aircraft Carrier (Hajte Cantz, 2012) and co-curated the Israeli pavilion at the 13th Venice Architecture Biennale. After the biennale, the exhibition – Air Carrier, was presented in New York at Storefront for Art and Architecture (2013), and at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem.

References
Yale School of Architecture. “The Eero Saarinen Professorship of Architectural Design”. Yale School of Architecture. pp. n. pag. Archived from the original on 2007-11-12. Retrieved 2007-11-02.
Made by the Office for Metropolitan Architecture: An Ethnography of Design, Albena Yaneva
External links
HQ office website
Gili Merin, TELAVIVIAN ARCHITECTS: EREZ ELLA / HQ ARCHITECTS
Archdaily, Venice Biennale 2012: Aircraft Carrier / Israeli Pavilion
Storefront for Art and Architecture, Aircraft Carrier
Hatje Cantz, Aircraft Carrier
Pogrebin, Robin (2006-05-14). “Joshua Prince-Ramus Leaving Koolhaas’s O.M.A. to Start New Architecture Firm…”. The New York Times. pp. n. pag. Retrieved 2007-11-02.