Parametric processes have been used here to superimpose the contours and definition of silk undulating in the wind - a sign of its past. The wall consists of concrete blocks, angled to create an interesting texture and varying amounts of light. Inside there are two meeting rooms and exhibition areas. AU Office and Exhibition Space by Archi Union Architects photo Sheng Zhonghai
For many of us, it’s synonymous with war and strife. But for the artists, chefs, designers, architects and scholars who live there, Beirut will always be a place where ideas and beauty flourished…and flourish still.