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Tree of Life, Hedva Ser, 1999, and the Y. Leon Benoziyo Institute for Molecular Medicine
 
 
In 1933, Chaim Weizmann envisioned a European or American-style campus, with buildings opening onto gardens, lawns and groves of trees. Today’s campus, with its architectural jewels sitting on lushly landscaped grounds dotted with outdoor sculptures, is a place that encourages creative thinking and discourse. The proximity of faculty housing to the research centers and childcare facilities helps faculty members to enjoy a full family life and a full research career.
 
1.1sq km (280 acres) campus area; 207,600sq m built area

241 buildings, including research facilities, administration and housing

18 buildings are designated for historical preservation, including the Daniel Sieff Research Institute, Charles Clore International House, San Martin Faculty Clubhouse and Weizmann House

3,800 trees of 123 different species are planted around campus

5,300 cars drive onto campus on an average work day

4 artesian wells on campus feed into 2 systems of pipes: potable water for drinking and brackish for irrigation

2,400 faculty and staff

1,400 students and postdocs

344 scientists and students live on campus, including: 154 scientists, 46 visiting scientists and 144 students
 
 

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