This Pyramid Shaped Skyscraper Will Soon Be Built In Jerusalem

Pyramid To Be Built In Jerusalem

Studio Libeskind, an architecture firm, has been given the permission to build a tower that is shaped like a pyramid in the center of Jerusalem. The tower will be 105 meters tall and shall be breaking ground within a time span of 5 years.Pyramid To Be Built In Jerusalem 3

The firm is led by Polish-American architect Daniel Libeskind and was granted the permission by Jerusalem city officials for the construction of 26-story tower dubbed as Pyramid. It will be built right in the center of the ancient city close to Mahane Yehuda Market (The Shuk). The façade shall sport a patterned local glass and stone while the arched colonnade, shall open up the ground floor of the shopping arcade to the surrounding area.Pyramid To Be Built In Jerusalem 2

The architect said, “The Pyramid mediates between ancient traditions and myths, while providing a 21st century reinterpretation of that great form. The design complements the context and gives the neighborhood a vibrant public space in the heart of the ancient city.”Pyramid To Be Built In Jerusalem

Apart from the already mentioned shopping arcade, the Pyramid shall also feature 200 high-end apartments, public plaza, boutique hotel, restaurant and a rooftop observatory. The planning permission will be revoked if the project doesn’t break ground within five years.

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