A model of the planned buildings in Jaffa Road, Jerusalem. Olivier Fitoussi

Jerusalem to Transform Appearance With Dozens of New Skyscrapers

'Jerusalem had three holy cows – stone building, building only on ridges and not in valleys, and building on the traditional skyline. All three have been slaughtered – and not always in a kosher way,' architecture historian David Kroyanker says.

Many new tower blocks are expected to rise in Jerusalem in the next few years, dramatically changing the city’s skyline, scenery and unique architectural character.

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