Our daily selection from the web, today wants to suggest to our followers this interesting Project: Beirut’s contemporary cityscape is the product of the country’s geopolitical situation and tormented political tensions. Violence has left its mark on the city’s buildings’ skins. The project invites nature to invade a concrete skeleton changing one’s conception of what a façade opening might mean to this context, blurring the boundary between the articulated window and the memory of a past event. This new architecture will stand juxtaposed with the few remaining traditional tiled-roof houses and the identical concrete masses of today’s construction.
“Stone Garden” materializes the history of Beirut, a built form of life and death, presence and absence, evanescence and timelessness, beauty and rawness…
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