Prof. Efrat Blumenfeld

Dep. of Architecture

Efrat Blumenfeld-Lieberthal is a Senior Lecturer at the David Azrieli School of Architecture at the Tel Aviv University. She received her B.Arch, MA and PhD at the Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. She worked as a post-doctorate researcher at the Center for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA), University College London and as a Porter Fellow at the Environmental Simulation Laboratory (ESLab), Tel Aviv University.


Her research interests are applying theories of complexity to urban environments; urban morphology; size distribution of entities in complex systems; and complex networks in urban systems. Her work was published in leading professional journals in the fields of urban studies and physics.


Selected Papers:

  • L. Benguigui, E. Blumenfeld, and D. Czamanski. The Dynamics of the Tel-Aviv Morphology, Environment and Planning B- Planning and Design, Vol 33(2), 2006, pp 269 – 284.
  • E. Blumenfeld-Lieberthal, The Topology of Transportation Networks: A Comparison Between Different Economies, Networks and Spatial Economics, Vol 9, 2009, pp 427-458
  • E. Blumenfeld-Lieberthal and J. Portugali. MetroNet: A Metropolitan Simulation Model Based on Commuting, Lecture Notes in Computer Sciences, 2012, Volume 7166/2012, pp. 96-103, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-28583-7_10
  • O. Rigler and E. Blumenfeld-Lieberthal. The Flora: a visualization method for analyzing personal networks, forthcoming in Int. J. of Society Systems Science 




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