Youssef Haidar
Lebanon

A museum with a permanent gallery and temporary exhibition spaces, with research and documentation spaces and a cultural centre, this complex covers an area of approximately 6,900 square metres and is composed of the restored original structure and a newly added building. Dedicated to the history and memory of Beirut, the complex also includes a research library and archival section, two auditoriums, and a cafeteria, a restaurant and a shop. The original structure was preserved using traditional techniques as far as possible, and the addition is a contemporary concrete and metal structure. 


Source: Aga Khan Trust for Culture

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Youssef Haidar
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Youssef Haidar Architecte DPLG
Municipality of Beirut