Nitzan Zilberman

Nitzan is a second year SMArchS Architectural design candidate currently writing her thesis titled "On Display: The strategy of “flattening” in The Selfie Museum and its relevance for architecture".


2017 - 2019
Master of Science in Architectural Design, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2011 - 2015
Bachelor of Architecture, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem
2014 - 2014
Student Exchange Program, ETSAM, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Academic Experience

2018 - 2018
Teacher assistant to Angelo Bucci, “SP Borderline” graduate design studio, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2017 - 2017
Teacher Assistant to Marcelo Coelho, “Design and Interaction” undergraduate design studio , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2016 - 2017
Teacher Assistant to Matan Sapir, 2nd Year Design Studio , Bezalel Academy of Art and Design

Professional Experience

2018 -
Research assistant, The Self Assembly Lab
2018 - 2018
Architecture and digital initiatives curatorial department, The Guggenheim Museums and Foundation, NYC
2015 - 2017
Junior Architect, STUDIO PEZ, Tel Aviv/Basel
2016 - 2016
Lead designer, Israeli Pavilion, Habitat III Convention, Quito, Ecuador, HQ Architects, Tel Aviv


2019 - 2019
Bill Mitchell Award, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2017 - 2019
Department of Architecture Graduate Fellowship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


2018 - 2018
Research Assistant and Exhibition Designer, The Brazilian Pavilion “Walls of Air”, 16th International Architecture Biennale
2015 - 2015
“Border/Building” Exhibition, Israeli Architecture Association annual conference
2014 - 2014
“Understanding the changing world”, Maltepe University International Student Conference, Istanbul
2013 - 2014
Agora Project, Villa Mediterranée, Marseille + Venice, Italy
2012 - 2013
“Maree-Makom”, Research project on architectural and cultural preservation of Lifta, Jerusalem