As part of the Meetings on Architecture programme to be held during the 16th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia from May to November 2018, the Pavilion of Lebanon is organising a conference on the hinterland of Mediterranean cities.
An exhibition at the Letitia Art Gallery in Beirut showcases Nathaniel Rackowe's latest work called The Shape of A City, where the British artist uses Beirut as the specific departure point to investigate the ever-changing nature of cities, and their continual destruction and renewal.
Bernard Khoury designed the NBK residence (2) in Beirut, a penthouse on three levels that seems to be a separate body from the tower on which it rests, for himself and his family. In the NBK residence (2), a sort of alien home, Bernard Khoury makes contradictory choices representing the changing moods of Beirut.
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