|Elizabeth Tal was born and raised in Charleston, SC, in the USA, a city rich in architectural heritage. Seeking the inspiration of modern architecture, she traveled to New York to study at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. Having received her B.Arch in 1978, she began working as a young architect in NYC before returning to Israel in 1982. Elizabeth gained valuable experience at respected firms such as Z.R. Einav Architects before opening her own office in 1988 in partnership with her husband, Oded. In December 2008 Elizabeth received the status of Leed Accredited Professional allowing her to submit projects under the LEED system for Green Building.