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Haim Dotan

Founder & CEO
Haim Dotan Ltd. Architects & Urban Designers, Tel Aviv, Israel
Prof. Haim Z Dotan, international architect, urban designer, poet, philosopher, educator and artist.  Master at Beijing DeTao Masters Academy. Professor at Shanghai Institute of Visual Art (SIVA), Fudan University, Shanghai, China, and director of the Advanced Ecological Architecture Design (EAD) program. Founder & CEO of Haim Dotan Ltd. Architects & Urban Designers Tel Aviv, Israel.
Haim Dotan is an architectural pioneer in developing construction techniques for residential, commercial, industrial, educational and public institutions. In his projects, he creates a new language in the global architectural landscape. 
Prof. Dotan is the designer of the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge, opening in October 2016. It is the world's tallest, long-span, pedestrian glass bridge, spanning the beautiful natural Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, located in the Zhangjiajie National Park, Hunan Province, P.R.China.  The bridge, integrated within the environment and disappearing into the clouds, accommodates bungee platforms, ropeways, and performing stages for cultural events.
He was the developer, contractor, designer and architect of the Israel Pavilion in EXPO 2010 World Exhibition in Shanghai, China. Other distinguished projects include: The Performing Art Center in Ashdod; the Sami Shamoon College of Engineering in Beer Sheva; the American International School in Even Yehuda: the Alon Building for High Tech,  Ben Gurion University of the Negev; the Segoe Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning in the Technion, Haifa (with architect Piltzer); and the Azrieli Institute of Enrichment in Beer Sheva. 

Two of his poetry books, After the Rain and Echo in the Desert received the “Most Beautiful Book in China” award from the Shanghai Bureau of Press and Publication in 2011.

Among other awards, Architect Dotan was the recipient of the “Architect of the Year 2011” award from the distinguished Israeli national magazine Economics, and recipient of Israel Association of United Architects “Most Distinguished Architect of the Year 2010” award. In 2006, he received the Israeli Building Construction Center Award for “New Architectural Language in Israel through 17 years of Development and Improvement of New Building Technologies”.

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