Carlos Prus Architect
Over the past 40 years, Arch. Prus has designed and planned a long list of projects ranging from public buildings to residential complexes, commercial centers, building restoration, preservation and urban planning.
Arch. Prus graduated from Buenos Aires University School of Architecture in 1976, established in Jerusalem in 1983 and founded his private practice in 1989.
One of the leading architects in Jerusalem and the winner of the Jerusalem Quality Building Competition 2003-2004, Arch. Prus's professional experience include Israel, Argentina, Greece and India. He also served as Chairman of the Jerusalem Branch of the United Architects Association of Israel, and is a member of ISOCARP (International Society of City and Regional Planners) and part of AAM Group (Arquitectos Argentinos en el Mundo).
For many years Arch. Prus collaborated with Arch. Moshe Safdie as Principal at the Jerusalem office and headed the professional team. They have since collaborated in many projects, including the Hebrew Union College Campus, Mamilla Commercial Area and many others.
Chosen as one of the three finalist in the New Building for The Israel National Library International Competition (August 2012) after being shortlisted as one of the four invited Israeli architects, Arch. Prus's entry was awarded 2nd prize.
Recently, he was chosen as the architect for the restoration of the 150 years old Tiferet Israel Synagogue that has been destroyed in 1948, located in the Old City of Jerusalem.
Urban renewal, one of the most relevant subjects for the future development of the country, has become a major activity in his office in recent years.