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Ghalghoul: a neighborhood erased

Before and after pictures were at the heart of the project to rebuild downtown Beirut following the Lebanese war. These images filled the pages...

Historic Laziza brewery demolition begins, can it be stopped?

  A number of images are appearing on social media today documenting the demolition of one of Lebanon's first major factories and reportedly the oldest...

Venice? No, it’s all in Lebanon!

Have you ever been to Lake Naccache? It's so romantic with restaurants right on the waterfront. But strangely, the people drive cars, not boats: ...which doesn't...

What happened to Beirut’s “Shoreline Walk”?

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...

Urban intervention at Boutros Road

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

Playing monopoly with the lights off

  How does municipal planning work in Beirut? Who draws up the projects and what experts are consulted? The municipality claims it is increasingly working with...

Panel to challenge Boutros Road

The Civil Coalition Against the Boutros Highway is hosting a panel and discussion this Tuesday on the battle against the $75 municipality-led project that...

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