TOTAL Extension 853, Kahale Building: Lebanese Design

TOTAL Extension 853, Kahale Building, Lebanese Design, Image

TOTAL Extension 853, Lebanon : Kahale Architecture

TOTAL Development by SE.Arch in Lebanon, Middle East

4 Apr 2011

TOTAL Extension 853 Lebanon

Kahale, Lebanon

Design: Samer Eid, SE.Arch

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French text:

Violente irruption sanguine, ce ‘corps liquide’ s’imbrique à l’angle de l’ancienne batisse lui insufflant la vie, une nouvelle existence. Telle une créature insolite aux émergences tentaculaires, il puise son essence du socle terrestre et se dégage en hauteur, enveloppant les murs de pierre pour ne plus former qu’une entité hybride, où textures et matières fusionnent et se cristallisent en un organisme magmatique. Véritable membrane métamorphique, elle s’articule et s’évide en un grand orifice, inquiétant et hypnotisant tel l’oeil d’un cyclope mythique. Cinq grandes cartouches – réservoirs à habiter – couronnent l’élévation, semblant épier les alentours. Réel catalyseur spatial, EXTENSION 853 opère par le biais d’une série de greffes et points de sutures une véritable ‘transarchitecture’. Pièce prothétique en continuelle mutation, elle confère à la station sa configuration la plus … totale.

SAMER EID ARCHITECT, SEARCH

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TOTAL Extension 853 – Building Information

Project: TOTAL Extension 853
Location: Kahale, Lebanon
Client: TOTAL Liban
Architecture: SAMER EID ARCHITECT, SEARCH
Team: Samer Eid + Elias Kateb + Clara Chaaya
Copyright: Image courtesy of SAMER EID ARCHITECT, SEARCH © 2011 All rights reserved

TOTAL Extension 853 Kahale images / information from Samer Eid, SE.Arch

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