Tag: beirut

Saleh Barakat Gallery, An Adaptive Reuse of A Historic Theatre

Beirut, Lebanon

Located mostly underground, L.E.FT Architects attempted to create a smooth transition from the ground level to the lower gallery level, from the sidewalk to the catwalk, while bringing natural light to the buried space. The design for the new art gallery, one of the largest and most prominent in Beirut, is an adaptive reuse of Read More

Jad El Khoury, Turning War Remnants Into Art

Beirut, Lebanon

Jad El Khoury 2018 Text by Farah Abdeljawad It has been 28 years since the end of the Lebanese Civil War, yet Lebanon‘s landscapes and different generations are still suffering and constantly reminded by the remnants the bloody war left for them. These remnants have become part of Lebanon’s usual scenery the people are used to Read More

PLOT # 1282 by Bernard Khoury

Beirut, Lebanon

Bernard Khoury Beirut, Lebanon Residential Built 2017 Ieva Saudargaitė © Plot # 1282 is a residential project located on the northern periphery of Beirut in the proximity of one of the city’s abandoned and unused railway terminals, military barracks, leftovers of agricultural land and a 30‐meter wide highway. The zone in which our project is Read More

Naked: beyond the social mask

Beirut, Lebanon

Exhibition by: House of Today Beirut, Lebanon 2014 “Nowhere on earth has anyone seen A country so small, a destiny so vast.” Charles Corm, La Montagne Inspirée, 1934 House of Today is dedicated to the enrichment of Lebanon’s design culture. Founded in 2012 and based in Beirut, House of Today is a non-profit organization that Read More

N.B.K. Residence (2)

Beirut, Lebanon

Bernard Khoury Built 2013 Located at the ninth and last level of the Plot # 2251 project which we conceived in 2008  and for which construction ended in 2013, this three-storey apartment is articulated through an independent structure capping the building. Structurally, the apartment only shares the building’s vertical circulation core, as well as the Read More