Topic: Architecture from Lebanon

New prayer hall in southern Lebanon reinterprets the spatial experience of traditional Islamic architecture

Located amidst the rolling hillscape of southern Lebanon, the Anwar Sabbah Musalla was built by local multidisciplinary design firm Polypod. The client was television and film producer Ali Sabbah, the son of Anwar, a legislator from the 1980s, who gifted the land to … More

New images of Lebanese university extension designed by Fouad Samara Architects released

The Sheikh Nahyan Centre for Arabic Studies & Intercultural Dialogue (CASID), designed by local firm Fouad Samara Architects, is the latest addition to the campus of the University of Balamand in Lebanon’s Al Kurah district. Rising above its sloping site to offer views … More

Preview: A look at Lebanese architect Hashim Sarkis’ work

Middle East Architect sits down with Lebanese architect Hashim Sarkis to discuss his lengthy portfolio of buildings from Boston to Beirut. A full interview with Sarkis will be published in the title’s September issue. Here we review Sarkis’ work that vary as much … More