Location: Plot 941, Sin El Fil, Beirut, Lebanon
Architects: Orange Architects – www.orangearchitects.com
Client: Masharii, Beirut Lebanon
Structural Engineer: Senmar Engineering & Consultants, Beirut Lebanon
Surface: 3600m² / 19 apartments
'maximizing', making optimal use of the site's potential, the local building code and the fantastic views of Beirut and the Mediterranean. Within this
conceptual framework, we will develop the most extensive building programme possible. The maximum height will be achieved, and the view from each apartment will be optimised. For this purpose, 100-percent flexible floor plans have been developed.
straight from the core to the exterior walls, which are composed of two transparent façades and two supporting walls on each floor, rotated 90 degrees per level. The walls, which are perforated, will largely determine the appearance of both the exterior and the interior. The core will also serve to stabilize the tower, which is in a seismologically active area.
outdoor playground for children.
Construction of the tower block is expected to begin in 2012.
first joint project is the design of luxury residences in the Ajmakan development in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.