Issam Fares Institute in Beirut

Issam Fares Institute in Beirut

Design: Zaha Hadid Architects

Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut, an Aga Khan Award for Architecture Winner in 2016 – new building photos.

Amir Shakib Arslan Mosque in Mukhtarah

Amir Shakib Arslan Mosque, Mukhtarah

Design: L.E.FT, Architects

This building occupies a renovated cross-vaulted space, adding a veiled steel structure and a plaza in front. The slender minaret is formed of thinly-sliced steel plates, linked horizontally through a canopy to a curved entry wall.

K Galleria Kaslik building

K Galleria Kaslik, Lebanon Building

Design: MZ Architects

The architecture and vision of the K Galleria project are inspired by the infamous ancient khan or urban caravanserai, the equivalent of the public marketplace in the Middle East during the Ottoman era.

Unilux Showroom

Unilux Showroom in Jall Ed Dib

Design: SOMA Architects

This building has 65 ft of frontage but only 13 ft depth: an array of 1,000 white glass-reinforced plastic cubes was made using advanced parametric tools, forming one continuous surface within the space.