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070 The First Live Structure in Israel

The Jerusalem Bird Observatory, 1 James Rothschild Blvd., Kiryat HaLeom (next to the Knesset)

Architects: Weinstein Vaadia Architects, 2009

An opportunity to hear about the first live structure of its kind in Israel, located at the Jerusalem Bird Observatory – which is a unique urban-community nature site devoted to studying avian behavior in a city setting. The tours will include a look at the flora and fauna system incorporated in the structure’s walls and roof, as well as a guided observation of the different natural habitats and wild animals found within the observatory’s domain – viewed from a concealed lookout point.

Participants will also be shown how to develop urban nature in the yards of their homes.

On Friday at 12:00, there will be a tour dealing with the project’s design, led by the architect, Eyal Gvirtzman.

Kids friendlyKids friendly
SustainabilitySustainability
Reservations not required

Open house and open tours. Reservations not required.

Reservations not required
Friday, November 19th, 9:00-13:00. Guided tours will start every hour on the hour.
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