Raphael obtained a Master’s of Architecture from Yale University, where he was awarded the Alpha Rho Chi Medal, and his Bachelor’s of Architecture from Pratt Institute.
Raphael pioneers most of the creative parts of the projects and the office. His design approach is informed by his close work with world renowned architects including Santiago Calatrava, Frank Gehry, KPF, Peter Eisenman and Cesar Pelli. Before founding DBLK Architects, Raphael’s broad range international experience includes metropolitan mixed-use residential and office developments, hotels, museums and airports in Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia.
Moti completed his architecture studies with high-honors at the Technion Institute of Haifa, being awarded with the best Final Project Award for his thesis project together with his future work partners Uri Barely and Coby Levitzky.
Further to his vast planning expertise, Moti manages most of the complex municipal and developer processes of the office. His additional law-degree enables him to uniquely integrate his unparalleled knowledge of zoning laws, with building construction and efficient planning.
Moti completed more than 200 various projects in Israel, Europe and North America.
Coby completed his architecture studies at the Technion Institute of Haifa, being awarded with the best Thesis Award for his thesis project together with his future work partners Uri Barely and Moti Kassif.
Offering lectures in various conventions, Coby is considered as one of the most proficient architects for retail developments in the country.Furthermore, his design for the Cinema City Complex in Rishon was awarded with the Award of Excellency in 2010.
Uri completed his architecture studies at the Technion Institute of Haifa, being awarded with the best Thesis Award for his thesis project together with his future work partners Coby Levitsky and Moti Kassif.
Uri has worked for over 10 years on projects in Europe, planning and developing a wide array of functions including residential and office buildings
Presently, Uri continues to lead the office in detailed design phases and planning coordination between the teams.
Sagi completed his bachelors degree of architecture at City College in New York as well as an additional Bachelors of Design at Hasadna College. Following 5 years of work in New York, Sagi joined the office in 2002, becoming a partner in 2010.
Sagi leads the residential studio and focuses on urban renewal as well as new residential developments. Sagi also set in place most of the modern training, team management and planning processes.
Oren carries a Masters of Architecture and Bachelors of Science from the Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen Scotland. He trained as an architect working for prominent Israeli architects including Kimmel Eshkolot Architects, Ilan Pivko Architects, Orli Shrem and Pitsu Kedem.
Oren serves as one of the studio leaders in the office. He offers proven experience of planning large scale developments including public buildings, residential developments and towers, hotels, offices and retail.