Take a Sneak Peek into ABC Verdun’s Garden

Ever since I shared exclusive pictures of ABC Verdun, I had many ask me if there's any greenery or gardens inside the mall, especially that green areas have a positive impact on the happiness of everyone in the neighborhood. The truth is ABC Verdun will have 1,800 SQM of green spaces. The garden was conceived, designed and executed by the internationally renowned and award-winning landscape architect Vladimir Djurovic, and is greatly inspired by the Lebanese…

AKK Architects Are Renovating a 19th Century Ottoman Mansion in Beirut

It's always great to hear old Beirut houses being renovated, rather than being demolished and replaced by skyscrapers. Beirut-based Annabel Karim Kassar Architects, which is founded by Annabel Karim Kassar, has launched the restoration of a 19th century Ottoman mansion in Gemmayze's Rue Gouraud street. The methodology of the project's design and renovation will be shared with the public in a temporary exhibition inside the mansion during Beirut Design Week, which is taking place between…
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Architect & AUB Professor Salma Samar Damluji Elected member of the Académie d’Architecture en France

1 month ago
Professor Salma Samar Damluji, a British architect of Iraqi and Lebanese descent, was elected member of the prestigious Académie d’Architecture en France a month ago. Dr. Damluji joined the American University of Beirut in 2013, ...
Architecture

What’s Happening to Beirut’s Rose House (La Maison Rose)?

1 month ago
La Maison Rose is one of the oldest mansions in Ras Beirut that was built in the 19th century overlooking the lighthouse in Manara. Back in 2014, British artist Tom Young, who fell in love ...
Architecture

Here’s how ABC Verdun Should Look Like

2 months ago
I shared few exclusive pictures from inside ABC Verdun a couple of months ago and ABC has revealed today a video showing how its newest mall will look like. Here’s what we know about ABC ...
Architecture

Pictures of The “Laziza Grande Brasserie du Levant” Before it Gets Demolished

2 months ago
The Laziza brewery (“Laziza Grande Brasserie du Levant”), which was established in the early 1930s and closed in 2003 is getting demolished to make way for a new project called “Mar Mikhael Village” by renowned ...
Architecture

An Exclusive Sneak Peek into ABC Verdun, Beirut’s Newest Mall

3 months ago
Last week, I was able to get into the new ABC in Verdun. I was lucky enough to get a sneak peek into what’s in store in the 50,000 SQM complex. I was astonished to ...
Architecture

Dar Group Commissioned To Rehabilitate & Extend Beirut Port

4 months ago
It looks like Beirut Port is getting a major makeover that will include rehabilitating and extending the existing cargo area and infrastructure. I’m looking at the pictures of this new Port and it’s too good ...
Architecture

Lebanese Henri Lucien Creating Houses Out of Destroyed Old Houses in Beirut

4 months ago
Henri is an architecture enthusiast and was previously featured in an AP report after he built his Batroun house from beautiful pieces of 45 destroyed houses in Beirut. He spent two years collecting pieces from ...
Architecture

Engineering Gone Wrong

5 months ago
If you are wondering why there are so many buildings at risk of crumbling in Lebanon, just watch this video. The “funny” part is that they are filming it as if it’s something cool to ...
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