Recently in LAU Magazine, Kristen Hope Burchill’s article “Redefining Beirut’s Cityscape” featured At the Edge of the City amidst new projects where “a new generation of ethical designers and architects are challenging conventions.”
Yet a new generation of Lebanese, particularly those with an eye for art, are finding it more difficult to romanticize Lebanon’s paradoxical identity.
An emerging group of architects and graphic designers are mixing their aesthetic imperatives with a critical assessment of Beirut’s ongoing “postwar” reconstruction. (Hope Burchill, 2010)
– Read the full article by Burchill on LAU’s ISSUU Page.