THE GERMAN COLONY – ZONE 4
ClientPlanning initiated jointly by the Haifa Municipality and Israel Lands Administration
THE GERMAN COLONY – ZONE 4 – Haparsim– IN HAIFA
Detailed scheme for a historical urban area of appx. 80 Dunam.
As one of a sequence of 8 zones of the German Colony.
At the heart of this zone lies Haparsim St., and Baha’i and church-owned properties, known as “The Persian Quarter”, designated in 2008 as a World Heritage Site for its Bahai outstanding universal value.
Work included a conservation survey of structures and the urban fabric, existing building rights were examined, and an evaluation was made of the potential for balanced additional building volumes, all the while looking at conservation as part of urban development.