Environment & Public Space

Environment & Public Space

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A lot of you have probably seen the now viral cell phone video shot in the Beirut Souks mall earlier this summer. It's a...

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Activists have put together this great new video looking at how Beirut's natural rocky coastline has basically been stolen from the public, destroyed and...

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  "I didn't say incinerators, I said 'high technology,'" Beirut's mayor Jamal Itani told LBC at a recent waste disposal conference. "We are going to...

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An order from the Beirut governor to enforce laws banning campaign posters in public spaces seems to have fallen on deaf ears.  In fact, it's...

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The eight-month old battle between the Lebanese state and anti-corruption activists has taken many forms: from street protests and occupying government buildings–met with tear...

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One of the great things about the internet is that there is just so much floating around out there–like all the plans for Beirut...

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After several weeks of organizing and documentation by activists, the minister of environment has called for a halt to a port project that threatens...

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  I'm hearing a lot of people say street protests are dying out in Beirut, though there are more demonstrations planned this week. Whatever the...

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Following resistance to a municipal plan to create a highway that would bulldoze a historic part of Beirut, architects and urban professionals are now...

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As I have written previously, a new boldness appears to be gaining strength among Lebanese activists in the context of the garbage crisis and...