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New design approved for Jerusalem’s giant glass Museum of Tolerance

Post Time:Sep 22,2010Classify:Industry NewsView:127

During the festival of Sukkot, Jews worldwide are camping out in their organic Sukkahs, touching the earth, reconnecting. Karin wrote about sustainable boothsall over Jerusalem, while another, snazzier Sukkah is currently being displayed on Manhattan’s Union Square.

Contrasted with these structures steeped in tradition, the new, cheaper plans for the Museum Of Tolerance in Jerusalem seem glaringly unwholesome. The back end of the six-storey will be covered in glass from “top to bottom” according to the LA Times, though some architects suggest glass is among the least efficient building materials to use in the Middle East, and caused controversy in the past since it is being built on the site of a former Muslim cemetery, according to a Sept. 22 Green Prophet report.

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