Hong Kong, “Green Wedges” as surveillance and segregation The Israeli is not the first group of people embracing the idea of using greenery to constrain expansion. In fact, Hong Kong had similar ideas as early as in the 1950s. Hong …

Greenery as political means – Hong Kong, Volgagrad and Jerusalem Read more »

The First National Park Jerusalem Walled City Park, built in 1974, surrounds the southern part of the Old City. It is the first national park declared after the annexation of East Jerusalem after Six-day war. The Israeli government claims that …

The Master Plan 2000 – the far-fetched expansion of National Park Read more »

A Similar Context of Ebenezer Garden City In the 19th Century of United Kingdom, when the industrial revolution just began, people pursued efficiency and neglected the protection of natural environment. With time being, British cities became dingy and dirty urban …

The salvation of Hinnom Valley – merely a disguise? Read more »

  The Highway 1 can be seen as a point to point viaduct to promote mobility between Israeli settlements and the city. It passed through Palestinians’ territory but it does not promote stopping by or exploring in these territories. The …

JERUSALEM(2000-2017)/HIGHWAY 1 AS THE FIRST INFRASTRUCTURE TO REALISE MODERNISM IN JERUSALEM V Read more »