Tag: lebanon

Old Meets New in Saint-Charbel Church

Zakrit, Lebanon

BLANKPAGE Architects2018 Located in a site steeped in history, the challenge consisted of implementing a new larger church without overshadowing the smaller 18th-century chapel with its limestone vault structure. Recognizing the historical value and prominence of its neighbor, the new church humbly adopts a low profile at the entrance which gradually rises as it reaches Read More

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

The Public Living Room by rppl initiative

Beirut, Lebanon

Rppl Initiative  2018 Edited by Sundos Abu Reyal   About the initiative, Rppl (Reviving Public Places in Lebanon) is an initiative to promote the use of public spaces by involving young artists and designers in improving and reviving different public spots across Lebanon. The idea is to combine social contribution with educational activities through encouraging Read More

The Place That Remains; Lebanon’s National Pavilion at the International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia 2018

Venice, Italy

Text by Farah Abdel Jawad For the 16th International Architecture Biennale in Venice, Lebanon will be participating for the first time along with four other Arab countries and will have its own Pavilion in the Arsenale. Preparatory Sketch, Beirut River watershed, 2018, ©Hala Younes Lebanon’s Pavilion will go under the title of “The Place That Remains” Read More

Amir Shakib Arslan Mosque

Moukhtara, Lebanon

L.E.FT Architects | Makram el Kadi & Ziad Jamaleddine 2016 the orientation of the axis of every mosque on Moslem soil toward the black stone of Kaaba is an awe-inspiring symbol of the unity of faith. Le Corbusier, ‘Journey to the East’, p.104 © Iwan Baan This small mosque of 100m2 included a renovation of an Read More