The old stairs of Mar Mikhael and Jeitawi have seen the city transform around them. They hold memories of the city’s past; but as Beirut becomes more urbanized, like the old communities that surround them, they face an uncertain future.
If Beirut had a soundtrack, it would be the rhythmic clanging of construction. It is an ever-evolving city, with new hipster bars, luxury high-rises, and trendy spots popping up every day.
The Shouf region is one of the best preserved and historically rich areas in the country.
Saida’s historic Debbane Palace is one of the few remaining examples of Ottoman architecture in the city.
Located in the Bekaa Valley, Zahle is Lebanon’s third largest city. Known for producing a large share of Lebanon’s wine and arak, it is an idyllic mountain retreat just an hour from Beirut.
For the first time in history, Lebanon will be officially represented at the Venice Biennale of Architecture, with its own national pavilion.
Lebanon’s design community is thriving. From a wealth of incredible talent commanding attention at home and abroad, here is someone to keep an eye on.
On the lonely crossroad of Independence Street and Damascus Road in Achrafieh’s Sodeco neighborhood, once stood the Barakat Building.
Renowned for its outlandish design, we take a unique look at Beirut’s most iconic nightclub.
The Sursock Museum revives its vibrant past, reopening after a big budget restoration project.