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TAREK ELKASSOUF Product Designer
An award-winning Lebanese designer based in Beirut and Sydney who creates in three disciplines: Architecture, Urban Planning and Product/Furniture Design. His work is inspired by Middle Eastern geometric patterns and is spliced with futuristic parametric design.
Gemmayze, Gouraud Street +961 3 491 163 www.tarekelkassouf.com
TARTE AUX POIRES Product Designer
UNFOLDING THE CUBE 392Rmeil393, Gemmayzeh 02 June, 6pm-10pm
An alternative event company and strategic experimental creators, aim to constantly evolve and develop a new perception of trends & challenging events. We craft international live event experiences which engage audiences throughout unexpected deliveries.
Gemmayze, Gouraud Street +961 3 192 751 www.tarteauxpoires.com
THE DALIEH CAMPAIGN Non-Profit Organization
Beirut Souks, Patriarch Howayeck Street +961 1 976 570 www.theotherdada.com
EXHIBITION A hangout-gathering exhibition in a creative space in the heart of Gemmayze Street.
EXHIBITION 02 June, 6pm-10pm
Established in March 2014 to advocate for the preservation of Dalieh as a cultural landscape and gathering space in Beirut. We are citizens: professionals in landscape architecture, urban planning and design, law, fishermen and swimmers, designers, and NGO’s.
REVISITING DALIEH AltCity, Hamra 04 June, 7pm-10pm ON DALIEH Mansion, Zoukak El Blat 05 June, 4pm-7pm DALIEH WALKING TOUR Starting Point: Dalieh 07 June, 5pm
+961 3 969 174 www.dalieh.org
UNFOLDING THE CUBE A solo-exhibition of ‘The EdgeBeirut Revisited’, which is inspired by the designer’s home-city, Beirut will be held at 392Rmeil393. It is an interpretation of a city that is vulnerable yet resilient and explores concepts of flexibility and adaptability. The series is handmade by artisans in Lebanon.
Active since 2010, the architecture lab TheOtherDada defends an alternative position towards the current practice of sustainability through exploration of the context and medium, invoking new relationships between climate, landscape, and inhabitants.
OPEN STUDIO Engage with TheOtherDada team at their open studio revealing their innovation habitat and works in progress. Ongoing research on the Beirut River, resilience recommendations for the city of Byblos, as well as under construction projects will be presented. OPEN STUDIO 01 June, 6pm-10pm
An overview of more than 160 events that took place during BDW15.