Tag: beirut

Stone Garden Tower Expresses the Archaeological Language of Beirut

Beirut, Lebanon

Lina Ghotmeh — Architecture2019 Paris based firm Lina Gghotmeh — Architecture situates ‘Stone Garden’ Tower in the Port of Beirut as an expression of the current situation of the context. Buried 7 times through the ages, Beirut is a permanent Archaeological site which tells the story of its many layers of history. The fabric of Read More

Outdoor Installations during Beirut Design Week 2018

Beirut, Lebanon

Beirut Design Week 2018 Photos by Taim Karesly © Beirut Design Week In an effort to decentralize Beirut Design Week, Doreen Toutikian and Ghassan Salameh launched a series of public interventions and installations in key locations around Beirut. The installations took place in the prominent Jeanne D’Arc street in the heart of Beirut,which included a wide Read More

Beirut Design Week 2017 through Instagram

Beirut, Lebanon

By Liyan Aljabi Beirut hosted one of the most anticipated design fairs in the region last May for the sixth consecutive time. Organized by MENA Design Research Center, Beirut Design Week 2017 showcased the best of Lebanese and international design to encourage intercultural exchange, design education, social impact, and design entrepreneurship. This years’ fair theme Read More

New pictures for 3Beirut project by Jubran Elias

Beirut, Lebanon

Beirut, Lebanon Lebanese photographer and Graphic/Web Designer Jubran Elias photographed the 3Beirut project; the first project designed by Foster + Partners to break ground in Lebanon. The scheme is located in the Beirut Central District and has a site within the wider Solidere masterplan for the regeneration of the city center. Jubran Elias © The Read More

IRIS – a spatial ocean dynamo

Beirut, Lebanon

Concept IRIS is an attempt at resisting the expropriation of ’s open coastline returning the sea back to the fishermen and the local habitants of the Ras Beirut district. Through architecture, it materializes the threshold condition between two very distinct, yet concomitant entities: the dense city and the open sea. Waves transform the kinematic structure Read More