About Us

Ganit Mayslits Kassif, Founding Partner, obtained her Diploma in Architecture (with honors) from the University of Westminster in London in 1990 and afterwards led a Diploma Unit at the Bartlett School of Architecture (together with Jonathan Hill) for four years. Between 1999- 2004 she led a Diploma Studio in the Technion, where she is currently serving as an external examiner. She founded Mayslits Kassif Architects together with Udi Kassif in Tel Aviv in 1994. As a Director of Mayslits Kassif, Ganit combines research and practice together with her main interest concerning architecture as an agent of urban and environmental transformation. Alongside the practice Ganit conducts some independent research projects such as “the Multiplan”, “Precedents for Architecture Quality Policies” etc. In addition to these, she gives lectures in various schools and conferences worldwide, serve as a judge in various prize committees, and is frequently involved in discussions and debates with regard to the built environment.

Udi Kassif, Founding Partner, has graduated from the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London, following his studies in Vienna and Jerusalem. He founded Mayslits Kassif Architects together with Ganit Mayslits Kassif in Tel Aviv in 1994, following a six years period in London where he worked with Raoul Bunschoten and John Pawson. During this last decade he has directed Mayslits Kassif Architects towards winning a number of major architectural competitions in a wide range of design practices, including public buildings and urban schemes, landscape design, residential and infrastructure projects. As the practice director he is currently developing new interdisciplinary strategies for some of the most significant urban and coastal regeneration projects in Israel and designs some large and challenging buildings in very prominent locations. Along the practice Udi combines teaching workshops at various academies such as the Technion in Haifa, Acma Master Course in Milan, School of architecture in Malaga etc.

Maor Roytman, Associate Partner, joined Mayslits Kassif architects in 2003 as a Design Architect and became an Associate architect in 2008. He received his Architectural and Urban planning degree with distinction (Summa Cum Laude) from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. Since 2007, Maor is a design studio tutor at the Technion. Maor has been designing and leading numerous projects ranging from commercial and public buildings to urban renewal and public space. He was the project architect for the Remez Arlozorov Campus In Tel Aviv, and for several key projects in the practice. His work is characterized by a particular experimental approach and by an independent multidisciplinary research.