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Israeli Wins Gold Medal of International Architects Association

Israel’s contemporary town and neighborhood planning became one of the leading subjects of the Conference of the International Architects Association held in Mexico City at which Aryeh Sharon, head of the Israel delegation, was awarded a gold medal in recognition of outstanding architectural achievement. He was also elected to the world executive of the Association.

The lecture of Mr. Sharon on modern concepts of large-scale planning received illustrated full-page coverage in leading Mexican newspapers. A special conference held by the Israel Embassy here, in which members of the Israel delegation gave additional explanation on Israeli town planning and architectural design, was attended by a large turnout of conference participants. The Israeli delegation also included M. Kuhn and N. Zolotov.