Moreshet, Israel, Asia
 
 
Year1996latitude: 32° 49'
longitude: 35° 14'
Period
Initiator(s)Misgav Regional Council
Planning organization
Nationality initiator(s)Israeli
Designer(s) / Architect(s)
Design organization
Inhabitants1,000 (2007)
Target population
Town websitehttp://www.moreshet.com
Town related linkshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moreshet
http://www.earthexplorer.info/Explore/22528352-moreshet
Literature

type of New Town: > scale of autonomy
New-Town-in-Town
Satellite
New Town
Company Town
> client
Private Corporation
Public Corporation
> policy
Capital
Decentralization
Industrialization
Resettlement
Economic
 

A view from the South East by 2003. The houses of the third phase(mostly built today)appear in the the lower right corner.
source: http://www.moreshet.com/n ew_moreshet_start_heb_eng .html [retrieved on 14 June 2012]


Masterplan of Moreshet(for more detailed description of the map, please see the web-page)
source: http://www.moreshet.com/new_moreshet_start_heb_eng.html [retrieved on 14 June 2012]


Moreshet was founded as a national- religious communal settlement in the Western Galilee,Israel. It has been under the jurisdical governance of Misgav Regional Council. The members of Moreshet, currently numbering around 170 families and many of them have Yeshiva background, have been settled in three phases up until 2006. After the fourth phase, it is projected that Moreshet will eventually accomodate around 450 families.

source: http://www.moreshet.com/new_moreshet_start_heb_eng.html, retrieved on June 13, 2012.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moreshet, retrieved on June 13, 2012.

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