Joel Amit was born in Jerusalem in 1982. Since a young age he has been painting, sculpting and designing. His passion for creating brought him to study architecture at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem, where he graduated with honors. Joel departed from Jerusalem to the Negev desert, where he lived for five years planning and building student and artist villages. During his time in the south, he experienced working with variety of building materials, designing new building units utilizing concrete, wood, tubes, cardboard and paper.