Prof. Moti Bodek (Hebrew: מוטי בודק; born 1961) is an Israeli architect, the owner of the firm Bodek Architects based in Tel Aviv, and a Professor of Architecture at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem.

Prof. Moti Bodek
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Haifa, Israel
NationalityIsraeli  ISR
PracticeBodek Architects Ltd. Tel Aviv
BuildingsEilat Sports Center, Bikur Holim Hospital at Jerusalem, Tiberias Football Stadium
Meron School, designed by Moti Bodek and Dana Oberson
Tiberias Football Stadium (under construction)
Nofei Yam Sports Center at Tel Aviv, designed by Moti Bodek and Dana Oberson
Kfar Qassem Football Stadium (under construction)
Bus stops on Highway 44 (Israel) near Holon
Be'er Ganim Synagogue early sketches
Biomimicry - Architecture influenced by systems of nature. Exhibition of Buildings & Projects, Potsdam Germany, May 2014


Moti Bodek was born and grew up in Haifa. He served in the Israeli security forces from 1979 to 1985. In 1989 he graduated with honors from the department of Environmental Design at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design Jerusalem, and in 1990 he earned his B.Arch. degree from the Faculty of Architecture in the Technion, Haifa.

From 1987 to 1993 Bodek worked at the Avraham Yasky architectural company at Tel Aviv, while also in 1990 founding his own firm, Bodek Architects.

In 1991 he began teaching at Bezalel, and in 1995 he received his M.P.A degree from Clark University, Massachusetts, United States.

From 2001 to 2004, Bodek served as deputy head of the Architecture Department at Ariel University.

Currently he is a Professor of Architecture and the Head of Lecturers Organization at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design.

Bodek was one of the founders of staff organization boards at higher education institutions, and also served as Deputy Chairman.


Bodek engaged in the research, design and construction of projects based on the discipline of biomimicry (imitation of life).

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  • Zandberg, Esther (2003-12-18). "Surroundings / Ugly as sin". Haaretz.
  • Dvir, Noam (2009-07-14). "Reaching new heights". Haaretz.
  • Ministry of Housing (2011-02-10). "Synagogue near Ashkelon" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-10-16. Retrieved 2013-03-29. (P.33-36 Hebrew)
  • Dvir, Noam (2011-03-07). "Jerusalem reaches for the heavens". Haaretz.
  • Houses From Within (2011-05-20). "Russian Embassy on Rothschild Boulevard". Tour no.75. Archived from the original on 2014-04-13. Retrieved 2013-03-29.
  • Jacobson, Michael (2011-09-15). "Eilat Sports Center/היכלות ושעשועים". Xnet (Hebrew).
  • Riba, Na'ama (2012-09-15). "Eilat Sports Center/מה העירייה עושה למענך השנה". Xnet (Hebrew).
  • Battistini, Francesco (2012-10-14). "Las Vegas of Arabia". Corriere della Sera. Archived from the original on 2013-12-13.
  • Ashtoker, Ofer (2012-11-08). "Pedestrian bridge in Ashdod/גשר להולכי רגל באשדוד". Ashdod Net (Hebrew).
  • Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem. "Faculty Staff".
  • Riba, Na'ama (2013-11-26). "Eilat's red egg: a new gymnasium at Tse'elim school /הביצה האדומה של אילת: אולם הספורט החדש בבית ספר צאלים". Xnet (Hebrew).
  • On the Ground, Works in Progress (2013-11-11). "ZEZEZE Architecture Gallery".
  • "New design: The turtle stadium of Tiberias". 17 April 2016

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