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Nachman Kaplansky

Born Belsk, Russia 11th February 1904

Emigrated to Mandate Palestine, lives on Allenby Street Tel Aviv

Arrives in Antwerp in January 1925 to ‘continue his architecture studies’

Wife Henia Baharaw

Architect, prolific in Antwerp between 1930-1938

Late 1938 returns to Mandate Palestine on a Nansen Passport

Designs the Dining Hall in Kibbutz Ginegar Israel 1956

Amongst his projects:

Henri Couturier House

Villa Kaplansky

Swart House in Belgiëlei

Résidence Prince Albert in Prince Albert Park

Burgerhuis Diercxsens


Villa Kleinkramner 1934. Rebuilt in 1962 and restored by B-architecten in 2011

House for Silberman family

Image B-bis architecten Photographer ©Ilse Liekens

Credit for details of homes: Immovable Heritage Agency, an agency and scientific institution of the Flemish government

Image of Villa Kaplansky: B-bis architecten Photographer ©Ilse Liekens


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