|Oded Tal was born and raised in Haifa, Israel. After serving his country in the elite military group Shaked, he traveled to New York to study architecture at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. Having received his B.Arch in 1978, he began working as a young architect in NYC before returning to Israel in 1982. Oded gained valuable experience at respected firms such as Sharon Architects before opening his own office in 1988 in partnership with his wife, Elizabeth. In the years following, Oded has become a recognized and respected architect in Israel, frequently called upon to publish projects in design magazines.