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Module PALATIALMEDITERRANEAN STYLE VILLA IN THE HEART OF SOUTH LEBANON
V.I.P Building launched in Aley by Architect Riad Bou Ghannam
The KEY ApartHotel Beirut Distinctive interior designed by GM Architects p.38
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Silver winner of the American Architecture Prize 2016 p.34
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T HOUSE IDIN Architects / Thailand / p12
MAISON STÉPHANE HESSEL J. DE SMEDIT ARCHITECTS / France / p16
MU77 HOUSE Arshia Architects / Hollywood .USA / p58
RAWCHEH APARTMENT L’ART-QUI-TECT / Lebanon / p62
DUBAI MARITIME MUSEUM & RESEARCH Niko Kapa / Dubai.UAE / p82
BUTTERFLY PAVILION 3deluxe Architects / Sharjah .UAE / p86
In the recent years, design has evolved to take into consideration personal sensibilities and is not defined by diktats, allowing for new and exciting expressions of style. This movement in style has found expression in the way we design and decorate our spaces. Much has been written on the different effects of colours on people’s sense of well-being and colour design is of vital importance in the creation of a pleasant, ambient environment. The January issue of byouteit provides some interesting projects full of colours and inspirational designs. We put spotlight on the opening of Key Aparthotel in Beirut with Distinctive interior designed by GM Architects. You will see architect Rabih barbar evoke charm inside two restaurant projects. We go deep with renowned architect Riad Bou Ghannam to know more about Majdolin palace and sama aramoun apartments. The issue also features some interesting and awarded projects from around the world. All these make this issue worth a read.
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some of design’s must influential names.
TABLIYET MASSAAD Arch. Rabih Barbar / Lebanon / p28
TRIGG RESIDENCE Hillam Architects / Australia / p46
NH HOUSE Shema Seven / Lebanon / p54
SAMA ARAMOUN Arch. Riad Bou Ghannam/ Lebanon / p66
VILLA ON THE HILLS iarchitects / Italy / p72
POULE D’OR Arch. Rabih Barbar / Lebanon / p78
REDCUP COFFEESHOP ALLARTSDESIGN/ Russia / p92
ÉTS STUDENT CENTER Letourneaux Architectes/ Canada / p96
ING BANK TURKEY Bakirkure Architects /Turkey / p104
and more .....
JULIEN DE SMEDIT ARCHITECTS
MAISON STÃ‰PHANE HESSEL A CULTURAL LANDMARK BY JDSA
Project: Youth-hostel, kindergarten, incubator. Type: Invited Competition, 1st Prize 2014 CREATIVE AUTHORSHIP: Julien De Smedt Team: JDSA, EGIS, Tandem, SL2EC Location: Lille, France Built in Area: 6980 sq.m Project Year: August 2015 Photographer: Aaron Pocock www.JDSA.eu
Designed to meet strict energy efficiency targets, the Maison StĂŠphane HESSEL is an environmentally conscious and socially responsible intervention which responds to an ambitious brief with an equally ambitious solution; a hybrid structure that facilitates the life of its users, from nursery to nursing home.
ARCHITECT RIAD BOU GHANNAM
MAJDOLIN PALACE A new project launched in the heart of Aley city
Architect : Riad Bou Ghannam Year : 2016 Location: Aley, Lebanon Photographs : Credit of architecture & engineering office.
An amazing architecture carrying the history of Aley city with a modern twist & high end finishing. It is spotted in a prime location in Aley on Bechara Al Khoury street, which is known for its calm & Prestigious neighboring. Its is 5 min far away from Damascus Road and 15 min from Beirut. The building consists of residential apartments with differents sizes, show rooms and two underground parking floors.
TABLIYET MASSAAD A new branch launched in the seafront of Tyre Type: Restaurant Designer: Architect Rabih barbar Location: Tyre, Lebanon Area: 400 sqm Year : 2016 Photographs: Elie semaan The restaurant interior design plays the principal role in attracting customers to the restaurant. This is very important because the interior design of a restaurant can draw customers in, or in contrast, make them never want to come back.
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ARCHITECT RABIH BARBAR
The Key Apart Hotel Beirut Distinctive interior designed by GM Architects
Type: Four-Star Deluxe ApartHotel Interior design: GM ARCHITECTS Architect Galal Mahmoud Architecture design: 4B Architects Location: Palais de Justice District, Corniche du Fleuve, Beirut, Lebanon Project year: 2016 Photogarpher : Guy de Laubier
GM Architects infuses artistic and cosmopolitan to create a serene urban oasis The Key ApartHotel’s distinctive interior designed by GM Architects offers a new take on luxury accommodation in the heart of one of Beirut’s most fashionable neighborhoods in the cultural sector of the city. It provides guests with a sophisticated place to call home during their stay for weekend breaks or longer business visits. The two-year project is now in full use after its completion in June 2016. The brief of the project detailed the need to attract both national and international guests making them feel at ease while also infusing a twist of creativity and fun into the design.
The aparthotel is located in a new residential and corporate location surrounded by high-end art galleries and artistic workshops. The design process GM Architects implemented reflects the neighborhood’s feel by creating a relaxing and vibrant metropolitan retreat in-line with its cultural and urban context. The Key Aparthotel was designed to cater for both family and business long stay travel all year round. The ambiance offersa relaxing environment that creates a dialogue within the lively environment. The owners want guests to feel connected to the city while also feeling serene in their immediate surroundings.
ARCHITECT NIKO KAPA
Dubai Maritime Museum & Research Relating to both the sea and the city and in constant dialogue between them, the building is an extension of the city to the sea and vice-versa. Conceived as a continuation and a transition through the wide public space, the building dives into the ocean and merges with it. It develops as a triangular sharp form, which concentrates the public routes to the museum, through an inviting shape that draws visitors to the entrance and distributes them to the interior. The museum itself is an artifact, an artificial underwater environment organized under an immense glass roof that has been designed in order to give the maximum view of the ocean and intensify the feeling of diving into the seabed. By optimizing the maritime-themed environment and combining it with breathtaking underwater views, the museum reflects in a sincere manner its function.
Type: Cultural - Institutional Architect: Niko Kapa Location: Dubai, UAE Area: 41,200 sqm Status: ongoing Image credits: Studio Niko Kapa www.nikokapa.com
Project distinctions • • • • • •
Iconic Award - Germany, 2016 Spark International Award - New York, 2016 AAP / American Architecture Prize - New York, 2016 German Design Award - Germany, 2016 RTF Sustainability Award - India, 2016 A’ Design Award - Italy, 2015
an artificial underwater environment organized under an immense glass roof The building is simultaneously a vessel that supports the idea of the journey. Interior space is organized through cascading platforms that develop in a successive and continuous manner, allowing visitors to have a panoramic and clear overview of the whole museum’s interior, under a «water roof». Generous internal height allows the perception of wide interior views and the display of artifacts of significant scale. Inside this wide space, collection is divided in entities such as marine life, marine technology, supervisory material, interactive educational and experimental exhibits, aquariums, video projections and digital representations as well as underwater photography exhibitions.
Angular home perches over hollywood hills
MU77 Type: Private residence Architect: Arshia Architects Location: Hollywood Hills, USA. Building Area: 465 sqm Completion: 2016 Photographer: paul vu www.arshia.net
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2016 AIA|LA AWARD
The American Institute of Architects Los Angeles (AIA|LA) announced the winners of its prestigious 2016 Design Awards program Monday night, October 24, 2016, at an evening celebrating the achievements of recipients. Selected by a jury of distinguished architects based across the United States and conversant in the fieldâ€™s potential at national and international levels, the AIA|LA Design Awards honor design excellence in some of the most significant completed projects in the country at this time. Arshia Architects was selected for its MU77 project in Los Angeles.
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REDCUP COFFEESHOPIN Retro futuristic interior by ALLARTSDESIGN studio
Type: coffee shop Design Team: ALLARTSDESIGN Designer: Saranin Artemy. Completion date: 2016 Project location: Sochi, Russia . Area: 190.0 sqm Photographer: Saranin Artemy www.allarts-design.com
The radial column with vertical rhythm beige pipes resemble bamboo trunks Bright interior of the new coffee REDCUP opened in Sochi (Southern Russia). On the interior worked Saranin Artemije of ALLARTSDESIGN studio (Russia, Perm). Retro futuristic interior is stored immediately. The radial column with vertical rhythm beige pipes resemble bamboo trunks, colored furniture, the wall of the branded coffee cups and ever-changing red and white ornaments. On smiley from glasses with a smile looks Asian, her we drew in Perm - from the designer himself, we laid rectangular tiles and they had formed the image itself is supported -This message of eastern positions of menu coffee REDCUP. The hall has stained-glass windows along the facade, through which gets a lot of natural light, and in the evening when the light is switched on, the atmosphere in the room becomes more warm and cozy.
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