Q Club, Beirut by Bernard Khoury / DW5

Libanese Architects Bernard Khoury / DW5 have designed the Q Club – a multi-layered space that expands and contracts with the occupancy. All information and images courtesy of Bernard Khoury / DW5; © by Bernard Khoury / DW5 A Beirut entertainment venue by Lebanese architects Bernard Khoury / DW5 Located on top floor of the […]

Multi-purpose Arena by 3XN

Danish architect’s design of a powerful whirlwind is aimed to achieve LEED platinum All images and information courtesy of 3XN; © by 3XN 3XN design a multipurpose arena that blends functionality, flexibility and sustainability in one iconic structure The centrifugal power of the whirlwind is interpreted into this dynamic and vibrant Arena design, reflecting the […]

Beirut Terraces designed by Herzog & de Meuron

A vertically layered building that enables flexible living between in- and outside All images and information courtesy of Herzog & de Meuron; © by Herzog & de Meuron Layers of vegetation, utilization of thermal mass and natural light enhance the quality of living while lending to the building’s sustainability. Basel-based Architects Herzog & de Meuron […]

Gemayze Residential by Paul Kaloustian

Residential building designed by Beirut based Architect Paul Kaloustian All images and information by Paul Kaloustian Architects, Beirut; © by Paul Kaloustian Paul Kaloustian Architects have provided us with some information about their latest Beirut project, which creates shaded private “ïn-between” spaces for future residents using fabric skin that allows muted transparency and a continuously […]

Marina + Beach Towers by OAD

Elegance derived from simplicity designed by Oppenheim Architecture + Design All images and information courtesy of Oppenheim Architecture + Design; © by  Oppenheim Architecture + Design OAD’s design for a sustainable mixed-use tower project in the U.A.E. Miami based Architects OAD have designed the Marina + Beach Towers, a mixed use waterfront development that utilizes green […]

Densité by Driss Ouadahi

Hosfelt Gallery New York  to show paintings by Algerian artist Driss Ouadahi this autumn Red On White, 2010, oil on linen, 75 x 94.5 inches All images and information courtesy of Hosfelt Gallery, New York and San Francisco © by Hosfelt Gallery The Hosfelt Gallery N.Y. will show the work of Driss Ouadahi an Algerian […]

Torre Alger XXI by Saraiva+Associados

Office tower concept by Portuguese architects Saraiva+Associados All images and information courtesy of Saraiva+Associados ; images © by 3D Helps + Saraiva+Associados Portuguese architects Saraiva+Associados design the Torre Alger XXI – an office tower in Algiers Saraiva + Associados have sent us images of their design of an iconic office tower in Algiers that creates […]

Museum of Islamic Art, Doha by I. M. Pei

The Museum of Islamic Art, a new cultural icon for the Gulf region Angular structural supports of the Museum of Islamic Art complement the faceted dome above © by Museum of Islamic Art, Doha All images and information provided by Ruder Finn – Images courtesy of Museum of Islamic Art ; Plans courtesy of I.M. […]

H Chalet in Faqra, Lebanon by Nabil Gholam Architects

Lebanese architects Nabil Gholam blend a terrace house into the stunning landscape at Faqra All information and images courtesy of Nabil Gholam Architects; images by Nabil Gholam Architects and ateliers U and V-Pictures; © by Nabil Gholam Architects Nabil Gholam Architects designed the H Chalet – a mountain retreat in Faqra. Read how the landscape […]

The 7th of October University at Bani Walid, Libya designed by RMJM

A planning theme inspired by traditional local architecture leading to a compact sustainable design driven by issues of sustainability. All images and information courtesy of RMJM; © by RMJM In 2008, RMJM‘s Global Education Studio in Princeton became the first U.S. architecture firm to receive a commission in Libya since the United States normalized relations […]