Ruth Liberty-Shalev Architecture & Conservation was established in Haifa, Israel in 2005 and focuses on public sector projects relating to built heritage.
Arch. Ruth Liberty-Shalev specializes in the conservation and re-use of built heritage since 1994. She worked on archaeological sites in Jerusalem (1994-98) and on historic industrial and educational facilities in New Jersey (1998-2001). In 2002 she received an MA (cum Laude) from Oxford Brookes Univ. and continued to work on conservation projects in Oxford UK (2002-05). Alongside her professional work, Ruth leads the Conservation of Built Heritage Unit at the Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, Technion Israel Institute of Technology.
Arch. Adi Har-Noy joined the practice as a senior collaboration partner in 2016, after eight years as a Freelance architect. Adi has a BArch (cum Laude) and an MSc with a specialization in conservation from the Technion. Since 2017 she also holds the position of Regional Conservation Consultant at the Israeli Ministry of the Interior.
Arch. Adva Chefetz joined the practice in 2020. Adva has a BArch with Cum Laude and an MArchI with a specialization in conservation from the Technion. Adva is the 2020 recipient of the Technion's Leon and Israel Reiskin Memorial Prize for best Architecture Graduation Project.
Arch. Sivan Joseph joined the practice in 2022. Sivan holds a BArch (Cum Laude) and an MSc (Cum Laude) with a specialization in conservation from the Technion. During the past 15 years, Sivan has been practicing as an architect and design team leader in an architectural firm specializing in public and laboratory buildings design as well as in urban design. Since 2015, Sivan has also been engaged in the conservation field.
Arch. Shaden Hamed joined the practice in 2023. Shaden holds a BArch with Cum Laude from the Technion. Shaden is the 2017 sole recipient of the Megidovich Scholarship for an outstanding student of architecture specializing in conservation. In 2017, she received the first place prize of the Arthur Schragenheim for her project at the Thematic Studio in
conservation and urban planning. Alongside her professional work, Shaden is a teaching assistant of the Arab Architecture Archive course at the Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning of the Technion.