Rupin Park - Ollech + Tol
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Rupin Park

Rupin Park, a 30 hectare public park at the center of Jerusalem’s cultural and governmental district  will connect the capital’s governmental and cultural edifice’s, incorporating playgrounds, food venues, art installations and leisure activities to accommodate and connect Jerusalem’s workers, tourists and residents.

  • Program

    Landscaping and parks

  • Client

    The Jerusalem Development Institite

  • Sector

    Public

  • Status

    In planning

  • Team

    Nati Ollech, Aviel Argaman, Philip Zucker, Yanir Scheiderman

  • Location

    Jerusalem

  • Size

    30 Hectares

Rupin park. Wood model diagram

Rupin Park is an urban park in Jerusalem’s governmental and cultural center spanning 30 hectares of land. Main attractions of the park will include a coffee shop and visitor center integrated in the landscape facing south-east, towards the Israeli Museum, water based activities, natural-looking plantings and landforms, planted terraces, pergolas and walkways. It will incorporate several wooded sections, lawns, meadows, and major grassy areas. The park will be embedded with custom built treehouses, playgrounds, and children’s activities to accommodate it’s many visitors.

Main attractions of the park will include a coffee shop and visitor center integrated in the landscape facing south-east, towards the Israeli Museum, water based activities, natural-looking plantings and landforms, planted terraces, pergolas and walkways. It will incorporate several wooded sections, lawns, meadows, and major grassy areas.

The main terrace
View of the main pergolla area

Designed by Ollech+Tol, the design of the park is based on continuous curved lines rising from the landscape, forming it’s walkways, lawns and structures. The park was commissioned by the Jerusalem Development authority in conjunction with the city of Jerusalem to create an urban landmark in Jerusalem’s developing cityscape.

The park was commissioned by the Jerusalem Development authority in conjunction with the city of Jerusalem to create an urban landmark in Jerusalem’s developing cityscape.

View of the integrated coffeeshop
The park