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3Beirut – Beirut, Lebanon

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Building: 3Beirut
Location: Beirut, Lebanon
Status: Under construction, complete in 2014
Architect: Foster + Partners
Co-Architects: Samir Khairallah & Partners
Mechanical and Electrical Engineers: AME, Tambourji
Landscape Architect: Vladimir Djurovic

AE Interest: North facade faces the harbor while the south facade side steps down in height integrating the buildings with the surroundings, green roofs, environmentally friendly, maximizes natural light and ventilation to reduce energy, sustainability, tourist attraction, pedestrian consideration, greenery.

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Written by Michelle Gilhousen

September 29, 2012 at 11:07 pm

Posted in Built

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