Company Profile

The Hefetz Architects and Town Planners Ltd. architects' office was registered as a company in 1996. The office was founded by the late architect Yitzhak Orenstein in1956, and has operated in the city of Rishon Lezion since that time, in various legal formats.

Architect Dov Hefetz, who graduated from Haifa's Technion in 1973, was employed as a salaried architect at various architects' offices in Haifa and Jerusalem until 1980. The Y. Orenstein – D. Hefetz Architects and Town Planners partnership was set up that year. This partnership operated until the death of architect Yitzhak Orenstein in 1996.

In effect, the Hefetz Architects and Town Planners Ltd. firm constitutes a continuation of professional activity based on decades of on-going experience.

The office's uniqueness is manifested in the following areas:

  • Many years of professional experience
  • Experience in planning a wide range of projects
  • Involvement in planning all the office's projects on the part of the office's manager
  • The office manager's good knowledge of and involvement with the planning authorities
  • Uncompromising customer service and adherence to timetables
  • The implementation of a quality assurance system in accordance with the requirements of the ISO:9002 standard
  • A professional and dedicated staff
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These unique qualities make it possible for the office to provide its clients with architectural design services, while remaining attentive to their needs and finding architectural solutions based on proven and extensive professional experience.

The commitment to provide its clients with optimal service has led the office to implement the above mentioned quality assurance system.

The office's wide experience enables it to cope with every project of any scope and to fully guarantee the highest level of service.


The office has designed hundreds of projects in various areas in Israel, primarily the areas of Beit Dagan, Rishon Lezion, Rehovot, Yavne and Mazkeret Batya.

These projects include:

  • Urban building plans for residential neighborhoods and industrial zones
  • Residential neighborhoods and buildings
  • Public institutions such as ritual baths, synagogues and youth clubs
  • Office and commercial buildings
  • Industrial buildings
  • Buildings for military, defense and emergency purposes

Our Staff

The office manager, architect Dov Hefetz, is the chief architect who supervises the design work for all projects.

The office's staff includes ongoing generation - Keren Hefetz Maor in architecture and Neta Hefetz in interior architecture, as well as experienced architects and practical engineers, all of whom received a professional education at a recognized institution.

Each designer has his or her own areas of specialization, such as: construction details, licensing proceedings, urban building plans, etc., all of which are integrated into the various projects as applicable.


Our Clients

The wide range of projects implemented by the office reflects the types of clients it serves: public bodies, institutional bodies, large private entrepreneurs, commercial bodies, contractors and private individuals.

Most of the office's clients are regular clients to whom the office has provided architectural design services several times over the years, in accordance with their needs.

The firm is a registered supplier of the Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Construction & Housing and Israel Railways.

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Quality Assurance

The office has been granted the ISO:9001 quality assurance standards mark.

The staff works in accordance with professional work procedures, including, among others, matters such as methods and procedures for working with computers, work hours reports and the like.

The considerable effort invested in these matters stems from the high importance placed on providing the clients with optimal service