Tag: beirut

Interview with Doreen Toutikian on taking Beirut Design Week 2018 to an Urban Scale

Beirut, Lebanon

Beirut Design Week (BDW) returns for its seventh edition in 2018 under the theme of “Design and the City: ___________”. HKZ talked to Doreen Toutikian, the Director of Beirut Design Week and the Co-Founder of the event alongside Vrouyr Joubanian, about this year’s theme, the planning process of BDW and the event’s impact on the Read More

Beirut Terraces

Beirut, Lebanon

Herzog & de Meuron 2016 Text by Herzog & de Meuron and images by Iwan Baan © Iwan Baan Site The city of Beirut lies in the heart of the developing Middle East. Having always been a cosmopolitan city, it is a focal point of the region as a cultural and geographical link between Europe and Read More

Highlights// Regional Galleries at Design Days Dubai 2016

Dubai, UAE

Design Days Dubai comes back this year in its fifth edition with stronger representation from the Middle East. Galleries from the region are making up nearly half of the lineup as the fair has proven itself to be a strong launch platform for a young and creative generation of designers not just from the region Read More

The Fireworks & Explosions

Beirut, Lebanon

Ghassan Salameh 2013 Ghassan Salameh – a Lebanese Designer – shared with us his latest two projects The Fireworks & Explosions and The Arthropod Line. From the designer “My vision for the entire collections is to inspire people to be diverse and open to possibilities using light – a natural element with such tremendous impact on Read More



Beirut, Lebanon

BEIRUT TERRACES – Jnah Villa and Marina Complex JDS architects 2009 [Invited competition] 36 000 sqm The Marina, Hotel, Condominium, Villa’s and Park Resort project one unifying logic that can stand out as a clear iconic and unifying scheme for a prominent site in Beirut. While each element stands unique in its characteristics and parameters, Read More