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Sunday, August 25 • 13:20 - 14:20
Urban planning and environmental protection: lessons from the Jerusalem district

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How can a small country accommodate the needs of a fast-growing population for housing and infrastructure while preserving green spaces and the natural environment? The presentation will bring examples of planning in Jerusalem and the surrounding rural areas to illustrate the broader challenges facing Israel.

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Avi Ben-Tzur

Avi is a native of Jerusalem and is Director of Planning at Israel's Ministry for Environmental Protection - Jerusalem District. He supervises the Ministry's planning department for the cities of Jerusalem, Mevasseret, Beit Shemesh and the surrounding rural communities, and sits on... Read More →

Sunday August 25, 2019 13:20 - 14:20 SAST