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School of Architecture and Design

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School of Architecture and Design

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  • Akoury, Chahid (2021-03-24)
    The capital city of Lebanon has borne witness to violent and degrading events. Marred by incessant destruction, wasting, and latent promises of prosperity, the image of the city is enshrouded with a hauntingly resilient ...
  • Mazzetto, Silvia; El-Khoury, Roula (2020-12-08)
    Purpose By looking at a selection of iconic modern projects designed by or commissioned to the prominent but not well-examined architect Sami Abdul Baki both in Lebanon and Kuwait during his most productive years in the ...
  • Mazzetto, Silvia; El-Khoury, Roula (2020-07-14)
    Purpose By looking at a selection of iconic modern projects designed by or commissioned to the prominent but not well-examined architect Sami Abdul Baki both in Lebanon and Kuwait during his most productive years in the ...
  • Chamoun, Rachid G. (Union Institute & University, 2018-10-08)
    Beirut as a war torn city is going through a critical transformation and being stretched between two extremes: The Western /Mediterranean and The Arabian /Middle Eastern cultures presenting itself through multilayer of ...
  • Akoury, Chahid (2018-09-04)
    One of the main goals of design education is to enhance and enable creative thinking. Therefore, effectively teaching visual representational and interpretational skills is vital for the communication and articulation of ...
  • Akoury, Chahid (2018-09-04)
    Contemporary sensory reality has been dominated by the sole sense of vision. This has largely affected the design process and eventually the relationship between designer and the work. This dominance of the image creates ...
  • El-Daccache, Maroun (2017-06-14)
    It seems like all the architectural debates are finished as nobody cares for the “old” problems like people or lodgings. Architecture today means publicity and its beauty follows is the subject to the same conditions. The ...
  • Haddad, Elie G. (2017-06-14)
    his paper will discuss the developments in architecture in Lebanon in the second half of the Twentieth century. Lebanon presents one of the interesting ‘laboratories’ of the different tendencies and movements of this ...
  • Haddad, Elie George (University of Pennsylvania, 2017-06-13)
    This thesis explores the different aspects of Henry van de Velde's theory, through the study of his published writings of the German Period, as well as the unpublished manuscript on ornament. Henry van de Velde's writings ...
  • Haddad, Elie; Daccache, Maroun; Romanos, Antoine; Mawlawi, Ziad; Awabdy, Rima (Lebanese American University, 2017-06-13)
  • Haddad, Elie G. (The Center for the Study of Architecture in the Arab Region, 2017-06-13)
  • Haddad, Elie G.; Rifkind, David (Ashgate, 2017-06-13)
  • Haddad, Elie G. (2017-06-13)
  • Haddad, Elie (2017-06-12)
    Henry van de Velde's intellectual relation to Nietzsche constitutes one of the interesting episodes in the early developments of Modernism in architecture. On the basic level, it opens the question of the influence of a ...
  • Khoury, Melissa Plourde; Khoury, Tarek E. (School of Art and design, Aalto University, 2017-06-05)
  • The Egg 
    Khoury, Melissa Plourde (2017-06-02)
    he Egg is an iconic ruin in Beirut. It was once the Beirut City Centre's cinema, designed by Lebanese modernist architect Joseph Philippe Karam in 1965. This structure's use is complex and ever changing. As such, the Egg ...
  • Khoury, Melissa Plourde; Khoury, Tarek E. (2017-06-02)
    The visual communication of word, meaning and content too often is overlooked in graphic design studies. Graphic design students commonly create designs in which content plays a secondary role while emphasis is placed upon ...
  • Khoury, Melissa Plourde; Khoury, Tarek E. (2017-06-02)
    Visual representations of Lebanese culture are rich and diverse. Traditionally, Lebanese culture is a unique mixture of the East and West. However, Westernization jeopardizes this cultural identity in contemporary Lebanese ...

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