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Anastasia Elrouss Designs a Vertical Eco-Village in Beirut, a New Way to Inhabit the Built Environment

Anastasia Elrouss Architects has imagined the MM Residential Tower, a vertical eco-village in the fast-developing suburbs of Beirut, Lebanon. Labeled Urban Lung, the project, sitting on a 900-square-meter rectangular site, generates 14 stacked floor plates around a central and open planted core. The ground floor and basement level, rented by Warchee NGO, will encompass farming and carpentry workshops for women.

Vertical Eco-Village: Urban Lung of Beirut . Image Courtesy of Anastasia Elrouss ArchitectsVertical Eco-Village: Urban Lung of Beirut . Image Courtesy of Anastasia Elrouss ArchitectsVertical Eco-Village: Urban Lung of Beirut . Image Courtesy of Anastasia Elrouss ArchitectsVertical Eco-Village: Urban Lung of Beirut . Image Courtesy of Anastasia Elrouss Architects+ 22

An Eco-Village for Orphaned Kenyan Children - Competition Winners Announced

The One Heart Foundation has announced the winners of the Children’s Eco-Village Design Competition. Attracting 45 submissions from 21 countries, the brief asked participants to propose an environmentally-friendly campus for orphaned and abandoned children, to be built in Soy, Kenya.

School Courtyard. Image Courtesy of ClarkeHopkinsClarkeApproaching the school drop-off. Image Courtesy of ClarkeHopkinsClarkeEntrance from the main road. Image Courtesy of ClarkeHopkinsClarkeIncome-generating eco-farm. Image Courtesy of ClarkeHopkinsClarke+ 23