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ID: 500078420
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Record Type: Person
Karmi, Ram (Israeli architect, born 1931)

Note: Son of a family of architects, Ram Karmi studied at the Technion, Haifa from 1949 to 1950, and at the Architectural Association School in London until 1955, where he was influenced by the Brutalist movement's use of reinforced concrete. Ram joined his father Dov Karmi's firm in 1956 with Z. Melzer. His work with Karmi-Melzer-Karmi (and later Karmi Associates) is distinguished by the sculptural use of cast concrete. Representative works include the El Al Office Building of 1963, and the Lady Davies Amal Technical School, 1974. Ram Karmi was chief architect of Israel's Ministry of Housing from 1975-1979, and held a Special Chair in Architecture at the Technion, Haifa from 1968-1985. Israeli architect.

Names:
Karmi, Ram (preferred,V,index)
Ram Karmi (V,display)
Kamis, Ram (V)

Nationalities:
Israeli (preferred)

Roles:
architect (preferred)

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Jerusalem (Jerusalem, Israel) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
child of ....  Karmi, Dov  
..............  (Israeli architect, 1905-1962) [500108418]
member of ....  Karmi family  
................  (Israeli architects, contemporary) [500320387]
related to ....  Karmi Architects  
..................  (Israeli architectural firm, active from 1962) [500238875]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Karmi, Ram (I)

Biographies:
(Israeli architect, born 1931) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Israeli architect, 1931-) ..... [AVERY]
(Israeli architect, born 1931) ..... [AVERY]
(Israeli architect) ..... [AVERY]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Kamis, Ram ........ [AVERY]
......................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
Karmi, Ram ........ [AVERY Preferred]
......................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
......................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
Ram Karmi ........ [VP]
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, Gallery Systems, VP]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Contemporary Architects (1987)
....................  Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: no95003135
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: no95003135
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
.......... Grove Art Online (2003-2008) "Karmi," accessed 18 May 2005
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