Achrafieh 732 / Bernard Khoury Architects

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Architect: Bernard Khoury Architects
Location: ,
Project Year: 2008
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Plot 7950 / Bernard Khoury Architects

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Architect: Bernard Khoury Architects
Location: , Lebanon
Project Year: 2010
Photography: Bernard Khoury Architects

   

Plot #183 / Bernard Khoury Architects

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Architect: Bernard Khoury Architects
Location: , Lebanon
Project Year: 2009
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Plot 4328 / Bernard Khoury Architects

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Architect: Bernard Khoury Architects
Location: Kferdebian,
Project Year: 2010
Client: Loft Investment
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In Progress: ABC Dbayeh Department Store and Cinema Façade / nARCHITECTS

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Architects: nARCHITECTS
Location: , Lebanon
Design Team: Eric Bunge, Mimi Hoang (Principals); Tiago Barros, Stephen Hagmann, Hubert Pelletier (Project Architects); Seung Teak Lee, Julia Chapman, Christopher Grabow (Design Team); Competition Phase: Alice Wong (Project Designer), Dominique Gonfard, Adam Vana
Architect of Record: ABC Technical Team: Lamia Jallad, Bascir Muhanna, Johnny Salman
Client: ABC S.A.L.
Structural Engineer: BRM
Lighting Designer: DEBBAS
Landscape: ZMK
Project Year: 2011
Project Area: 50,000 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of nARCHITECTS

BLC Headquarter Landmark / Hapsitus

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based, Lebanese architect firm Hapsitus has presented us their work for the BLC Headquarter Landmark high rise design competition in Beirut. Follow after the break for more images of their winning proposal for this highly visible project.

The Cube / Orange Architects

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Orange Architects, a partnership between Dutch architecture firms JSA, CIMKA and HofmanDujardin, shared with us their design of a luxury apartment block on Plot 941 in Sin el Fil, an eastern district of . The design was commissioned by the Lebanese development corporation Masharii.  The 50-metre-tall block will contain 19 apartments ranging in size from 90 to 180 m2.

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Beirut Residential Building / ACCENT DESIGN GROUP

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Adjacent to a central transportation artery for the city of , and situated at the nexus of two urban fabrics, this design negotiates issues of scale, unit diversity, views and zoning regulations. Stacked glass boxes emerge from a massing, which is positioned to maximize buildable area.

In Progress: USJ Campus de L’Innovation et du Sport / 109 architectes

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Architects: 109 architectes
Location: ,
Client: Université Saint-Joseph (USJ)
Partner in Charge: Ibrahim Berberi
Architect in Charge: Nada Assaf TEAM: Rani Boustani, Etienne Nassar, Emile Khayat, Naja Chidiac, Richard Kassab
Collaborating Architect: Youssef Tohme
Project Area: 57,000 sqm
Photographs: 109 architectes

Collective Tower / Adrian Lahoud

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The Collective Tower, proposed for , , by Adrian Lahoud addresses the co-existence between different city forms, specifically the small-scaled, fine-grained building divisions within towers and skyscrapers.

More on the project after the break.

Emile Rassam Building / Paul Kaloustian

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Producing an image between the real and the virtual, the Emile Rassam Building, by architect Paul Kaloustian, becomes a statement of identity in Dekwaneh, , . Through its materiality, a sense of disappearance is generated by the envelope which becomes an active instrument that reflects the changes in weather and light conditions. More images and architect’s description after the break.

Baabdat Residence / L.E.FT

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The Residence is an inversion design of the traditional agricultural terracing. This results in spectacular 180 degree views out to the mountains beyond, and a camouflaged home from above.  More drawings following the break.

Architects: L.E.FT
Location: Baabdat, Lebanon
Team: Daniel Colvard, Makram el Kadi, Ziad Jamaleddine, Mahdi Sabbagh, Karie Titus, Karine Yassine
Client: P.Baadarani
Project Area: 500 sqm
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Beirut Exhibition Center / L.E.FT

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Beirut Exhibition Center (BEC), is the first structure dedicated to contemporary art in the new waterfront development area. Designed by L.E.FT, the BEC responds to its location, a constantly shifting context, and contributes to a new skyline for the city. Simultaneously the interior is in constant motion with the shifting of exhibitions and as L.E.FT described, “the architecture is trapped in a dynamic state of limbo.”

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Architects: L.E.FT
Location: Beirut,
Team: Daniel Colvard, Makram el Kadi, Karine Yassine, Ziad Jamaleddine, Cindy Moon, Mahdi Sabbagh, Karie Titus
Landscape Architects: Vladimir Djurovic Landscape Architecture
Contractor: Target Engineering
Client: Solidere
Project Area: 1,200 sqm
Project Year: 2010
Photographs: Courtesy of L.E.FT

Apartment Building in Beirut / Paul Kaloustian

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Paul Kaloustian Architect shared with us his latest project, an apartment building in , Lebanon. See more images and architect’s description after the break.

Apartments in Tilal Faqra / 4of7 Architecture + Accent Design Group

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Construction is set to begin on 4of7 Architecture’s latest residences in Faqra, Mount .  Working with Accent Design Group, the team has designed holiday residences that will serve as ski retreats for those living nearby in .  Situated at an altitude of 1850m, the buildings’ placement emphasizes the topography of the site.

More about the project after the break.

Y Buildings / Paul Kaloustian Architect

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Paul Kaloustian Architect shared with us his project Y Buildings, two separates buildings in the District of Ashrafieh, Beirut, . See more images and architect’s description after the break.

MYU Restaurant / Paul Kaloustian

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Architects: Paul Kaloustian
Location: Gemayze, Beirut,
Client: Joe Mourani
Project Area: 140 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of Paul Kaloustian

Charles Hostler Center / VJAA

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Architects: VJAA
Location: ,
Program: Assembly, Restaurant, Recreation, Higher education, Theater, Gymnasium, Pool
Site area: 32,488 sqm
Constructed area: 18,950 sqm
Project year: 2008
Photographs: © Paul Crosby