Renovation as "reprise" for the 1952 masterpiece by Antoun Tabet and Lucien Cavro.
A derelict sugar refinery on the seaside highway seeks a new life as a design hub.
Our winning scheme for the iconic Tabaris corner site, Triade redefines the Beiruti mixed-used tower typology by representing its multi-layers in three distinct and complementary readings.
Where the famous Zuma rock of Nigeria finds itself interpreted into a mixed-used urban proposal.
Trying to save an old relic from demolition, the Brasserie du Levant proposes a new urban living in the middle of the gentrifying Rmeil area.
Or how to transform the expected ancestral shape of a pyramid into a contemporary mixed-used experience.
Architecture as manifesto, Graham Steps invades its context cinematically and reinterprets it inward.
NPAK is a contemporary art institution in Yerevan, Armenia in need for an overhaul. Our shortlisted competition entry demonstrates how to awaken the bronze giant.
Centroplex, the cineplex of Centro Mall, invites the spectators to notice the creation of their own cinema.
A concert center in homage to a polymath vibes at the rhythms of a riverside park, an island nearby and the city Kaunas.
A cineplex for Beirut cannot be a mere venue. It has to be a cinematic event in itself, at the image of the city that adopts it.
It is on and within shades of natural and man-made greys that he seeks to retreat.
Confronted with the vernacular context of the rural, the glass house seeks a new expression in a contradictory hybrid of high and low-technologies.
Or how to grow a Lebanese family in a traditional German village.
With cubist references and a modernist streak, Anthony draws his apartment in contemporary texture and awaited darkness.
To make up a Parisian week-end living, a Lebanese couple and their guests dwell around a hybrid collection of objects.
A pine forest in Baabdat seeks its natural counterpart: a villa as treehouse.
As she waits for her third baby, she revisits her parents' apartment in lightness, purity and zen.
Karim Nader Studio teams up with Dalal Steel to reinvent the Lebanese rural house through affordable prefabrication and ecological strategies.
The Khalils dream of a new house. They call it Villa Kali. Located by a wonderful rock formation in Mounsef, the house interprets the waves, the pebbles and the sky while it invites the horizon.
One of the last old plots of Ashrafieh is destined to breathe a new life while providing dwelling for the family that always owned it and newcomers from the growing context.
A colorful family overhauls their living space, in openness and fluidity.
Two brothers move back to Ghosta for the week-ends. They see it as the opportunity to recompose a fragment of the village.
An 1960s apartment in Sioufi gets renovated with a subtle concern for the memory of the period.
Disguised as a temporary renovation, steel rhythm and wood decking compose the music of a client's dream for a week-end seaside retreat.
The typical village house with its stone cladding and red pitch tiled roof, is here radically reinterpreted in a suspended volume of sliding panels and terra-cotta pergola.
An apartment as an autobiography, KN Loft reminisces its old uses while it paves the way for new potentials.
From prehistory to Roman times Faqra rocks have hidden precious gems; a metaphor for living closer to nature in a spectacular environment.
Gaëlle dreams of a house or the attempt of a ‘Ain el Saadeh à la japonaise.’
Beirut reminisces the French mandate at the rooftop of a 1950s yellow building on Rue du Liban.
Beach residences and hotel in salt-like sculptures of white concrete layer in a landscape of cypresses, olive trees and pink grasses.
Located in Bamako nearby the flooding river Niger, Badalodge is a resort inspired from the vernacular where suspended rooms on wooden stilts occasionally transforms into insular cabins.
Stratified sand-like slabs ripple once again over the mediterranean to benefit once again from the wonderful exposure.
Ociel is a wedding venue and resort. Cliffhanging above Nahr el Kalb, its feature is the panoramic sea-view, and the unobstructed ‘sky.’
Arena as entertainment in a context that's at once industrial and by the sea, Pier 7 is the 'terminal' destination for clubbing.
Modern day utopia: the life on an artificial island called Ecuador, in a complex called The World.
Right in the heart of Mkalles, the story of the metamorphosis of a 'non-descript' 'neutral' building into a design hub.
Playing with the toy that remains in the unconscious of every Danish architect to be, the project seeks to create a new programmatic interplay.
Varna Public Library is a friendly landmark in evanescence. Behind its translucent facade, it reveals an urban living room with windows towards the black sea.
Initiated by the NGO Bahr Loubnan, Naqoura Public School is a three month speedy and economical transformation into a zero energy vibrant learning environment.
Office by day, installation by night, the NINETEEN84 headquarters play at doctor Jekyll and mister Hyde.
A forward looking insurance company wishes to enhance its employees daily routine in fitness, health, entertainment and culture.
Teaming up with the Kore team, we redesign their commercial and working spaces in aquatic fluidity of form, circulation and program.
Yehya sells watches and jewelry. The moving to a new location in Verdun is the occasion to reflect on notions of time, spatial sequence and the cinematic.
Seeking to produce a remarkable environment for natural stones to be exhibited, GAF&CO transform their showroom into a museum-like environment where stone will not tile any floor…
A pharmacist with a vision seeks to revolutionize the pharmacy experience. Escaping the clinical, he wants to humanize.
Superimposed on an old peasant's house, the winery makes structure afloat while the tasting terrace extends all the way to the Mediterranean.
An office building with an aluminum double skin opens up radically towards the city and mountain views while contradicting the expectations of the context.
Fertile agricultural land by the Beirut river seeks to become an office park that redefines the periurban.
After Baudrillard, de la séduction.
A abandoned highway in ruins in San Francisco renews itself as a public park with multiple stops.
East Darling Harbour is the story of a an abandoned concrete platform that seeks to stitch itself back onto the urban and natural fabric that gave birth to it in the first place.
The house presented at the Beirut Design Fair 2018 is not a house. It is the model of a house at scale 1/1.
The Art of Dining 2018: sitting in tradition within our contemporary neuroses.
Or how to transform Beirut scaffolds into a vertical garden experience.
Six tables in high-performance concrete float on solid brass legs to commemorate a painful event.
Japanese calligraphy drips as wallpaper for an archizen space by Bowyadesign.