Residential Building
Beirut, Lebanon
A mixed-use development that plays on the theme of public versus private. A glass strip separates two distinctive facades, creating the illusion of two buildings rather than one. The different exterior finishes -- warm terra-cotta and neutral granulated plaster -- express the different characters of the interior spaces. The programme is similar to that of neighbouring buildings, with retail on the ground floor and residential above.

Source: Aga Khan Trust for Culture
Beirut, Lebanon
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Residential Building
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apartment building