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Salim Salam Green Sponge FINAL YEAR  PRESENTATION   RAMZI  SOUEID  


LOCATION –  IN THE HEART OF BEIRUT


LOCATION –  Salim Salam


HISTORY – THE URBAN SPRAWL Independence (1944 -1975)

Civil War (1975 -1991)

1975: Saifi Vegetable Market is shelled Relocation to Salim Salam tunnel

1972: Tunnel Construction

1981: Residential development movement

Republic of Lebanon (1991 - )

1983: Vegetable market relocated to Beirut Sports City

1982: Resistance blows up tunnel in an attack against Israeli tanks advancing towards Beirut Tunnel still active despite debris

1985: Withdrawal of Israeli troops to SLA

1992: Tunnel design revisited and improved

Tunnel cleared and fully operational

Air ducts added


THE NEIGHBORHOODS – ANALYSIS OF

PEOPLE, BUILT AND UNBUILT SPACES


THE ‘BLACK’ TUNNEL – TALE OF PARALLEL REALITIES


THE ‘BLACK’ TUNNEL – THE WHIRLWIND EFFECT


IMPACT OF POLLUTION – A SUFFERING

NEIGHBORHOOD


IMPACT OF POLLUTION – A SUFFERING

NEIGHBORHOOD


SITE USERS– CROSS-TYPE USERS


SITE OVERVIEW – POTENTIAL SPACES


SITE OVERVIEW – IMMEDIATE CONTEXT


PROGRAM– MAIN COMPONENTS


DESIGN CONCEPT The Grid


DESIGN CONCEPT Separation


DESIGN CONCEPT Vegetation


DESIGN CONCEPT Pavement + Green Filters


PROPOSED SECTIONS – MAIN

ELEMENTS ADDED

FRAME STEEL CABLES VINES


DESIGN DETAILS – VERTICAL GREEN SPACE MODULE

RAILING + PAVILLION + PLANTER + PERGOLA + SEATING Recycled and reused materials are used within a modulat system - structures are cheap and easy to build with multifunctional programme

3500 mm

1750 mm 900 mm 450 mm


DESIGN DETAILS – COMMUNITY SQUARE / RAISED JUNCTION


MASTERPLAN – FINAL PROPOSAL

FYP Presentation (2013)  

A brief presentation about the location, existing conditions, issues and solutions of Salim Salam, Beirut, Lebanon.

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