Friday, October 12, 2012

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Jerusalem Style Architecture

Israel has a wide range of architecture styles.  Jerusalem style is covered with “Jerusalem stone” and often has echo’s of generations past.

A local yeshiva built a building on a hillside in Jerusalem style.  As a money maker, they built a wedding hall on one of their levels (a very smart idea for ongoing support of the yeshiva).  The view and lighting as we attended a wedding there (before the holidays) was very nice, and included a moon overhead…

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and yet, sometimes there are attempts to merge the traditional with the modern.  Here is the new Jerusalem Technology Park’s tower complex (a Jerusalem stone modern office tower)…

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A mix of the new and old.

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