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5 Jun 2018
Modulofts, Beirut
Design: Fouad Samara Architects
Modulofts Apartments in Beirut
photo : Nader Mousally

Modulofts Beirut Building
This building aims to create a new residential typology. Inspired by the purity of the traditional Lebanese house – the ‘beit’ – and the flexibility of urban lofts in London and Manhattan in the ‘Sixties and ‘Seventies, Modulofts is a 14-storey building made up of seven duplex lofts elevated off the ground level, on a single-aspect 206 sqm site, in Beirut’s established Ashrafieh district.

19 Jan 2018
U Energy Gym, Hazmieh, Baabda
design: Rabih Geha Architects
U Energy
photo : Tony Elieh

U Energy in Hazmieh
A new interior for the U Energy boutique health club in Lebanon, designed using a philosophy committed to continuous improvement through knowledge. Located at Backyard Hazmieh – a melting pot of restaurants, coffee shops and pubs – U Energy was borne out of a need for respite from the hectic nature of daily life.

5 Dec 2017
Architects: Foster + Partners
3Beirut in Lebanon
photograph : Nigel Young / Foster + Partners

3Beirut in Lebanon
Foster + Partners has completed 3Beirut – the first of the practice’s projects in Lebanon. Responding directly to the site and culture of Beirut, the scheme creates a sustainable residential and retail development in the heart of the city. The development also strengthens Beirut’s role as a centre for tourism, commerce, retail and entertainment while providing new green spaces at ground level for the city to enjoy.

8 Oct 2017
Bachoura Building Art, Beirut
Design: artist Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada BAD. Built by Associative Data
Bachoura Building Art in Beirut
image courtesy of architecture studio

Bachoura Building Art in Beirut
Beirut Digital District commissioned the artist Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada, in collaboration with BAD. Built by Associative Data, to paint a mural in the district of Bachoura on a building that bears the marks of war and awaits to be re-built in Beirut, Lebanon.

18 Sep 2017
U House, Beit Mery, Beirut
Architects: Paul Kaloustian Studio
U House in Beit Mery
image courtesy of architecture studio

New House in Beit Mery
This property is characterized by its unifying concrete structure and glass facades.

24 Jul 2017
One Independence Square, Beirut
Design: BAD. Built by Associative Data. Architects + OAB, Carlos Ferrater & Vicente Guallart
One Independence Square Beirut building design
image courtesy of architects

One Independence Square Beirut Building

6 Nov, 2016
The Cube in Beirut Building
Design: Orange Architects
The Cube in Beirut
photograph : Matthijs van Roon

The Cube in Beirut Building
CTBUH Awards – Best Tall Building Middle East & Africa
This residential tower was constructed for the Lebanese development corporation Masharii. The Cube is located on a prominently visible location on Plot 941 in Sin el Fil, an eastern district of Beirut. The concept of the 50 meter high tower is simple but extraordinarily effective: ‘MAXIMIZE’; making optimal use of the client’s wishes, the site’s potential, the local building code and the fantastic views on Beirut and the Mediterranean.

BeMA – New Beirut Museum of Art Building
Design: architect Hala Wardé, HW Architecture
BeMA New Beirut Museum of Art Building
image Courtesy of Beirut Museum of Art

BeMA: New Beirut Museum of Art Building

Issam Fares Institute, Beirut
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
Issam Fares Institute in Beirut
photography © Hufton + Crow

Issam Fares Institute in Beirut – updated 3 Oct 2016
Issam Fares Institute in Beirut Building

19 Sep 2016
Amir Shakib Arslan Mosque Building, Mukhtarah
Design: L.E.FT, Architects
Amir Shakib Arslan Mosque, Mukhtarah, Lebanon
image from architects

Amir Shakib Arslan Mosque Building
The Amir Shakib Arslan mosque in the village of Mukhtarah, Lebanon, opened on September 18, 2016. The mosque building occupies a renovated cross vaulted space with the addition of a steel structure and a plaza in front.

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9 Aug 2016
Banque Libano Francaise HQ in Beirut
Design: Snøhetta Architects
Banque Libano Francaise HQ
images courtesy architecture office

Beirut HQ Building Design
Snøhetta has won the competition to design the new Banque Libano Francaise (BLF) headquarters. Located in Beirut, the project marks Snøhetta’s first ever commission in Lebanon.

6 Aug 2016
K Galleria, Kaslik, Keserwan District of the Mount Lebanon Governorate
Design: MZ Architects
K Galleria Kaslik building
image from architects

K Galleria Building in Lebanon
The architecture of this building project is inspired by the ancient khan or urban caravanserai, the equivalent of the public marketplace in the Middle East during the Ottoman era.

24 May 2016
Unilux Showroom, Jall Ed Dib
Design: SOMA
Unilux Showroom
image from architects

Unilux Showroom in Jall Ed Dib
This building was a winner at the 2016 Architizer A+ Awards.

9 May 2016
Casa Brutale, Beirut
Design: OPA Open Platform for Architecture
Casa Brutale
image from architecture firm

Casa Brutale in Lebanon
Designed for the people that want to live, literally and figuratively, on the edge, Casa Brutale was deemed to be a house suitable for James Bond and received feedback both applauding the design and questioning the implementation of its construction.

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10 Jan 2016
Midori Building in Badaro
Design: Paul Kaloustian Architect
Midori Badaro Building Beirut
image from architect

Midori Badaro Building Beirut
The stepped design allows the integration of planters with metal mesh panels creating a “tree building”.

486 Mina El Hosn
Design: LAN Architecture
486 Mina El Hosn Beirut
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486 Mina El Hosn Beirut

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