LSB REGIONAL HEADQUARTERS
Program/ Mixed Use
Location/ Tyre, Lebanon
Built Area/ 3,000sqm
Credit List/ Karim Fakhry, Jean Nmeir, Abeer Fanous,
Rami Khoueiry, Sergio Mereces
The LSB Headquarters with a reduced building footprint allows for an expansive public plaza, while advocating for sustainability. The cantilevering volume is self-shading, sheltering both the interior offices and the outdoor space.
A series of spatial maneuvers compensate for the loss of valuable balcony and interior space. A central courtyard compensates for the balcony allowance shift to the public.
Challenging established code in favor of human-centric and environmentally conscious urban growth