Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2014-2016 Cycle Shortlisted Project: Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs, Beirut, Lebanon

Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs, Beirut, Lebanon

The design reduces the building’s footprint by “floating” a reading room, a workshop conference room and research spaces above the entrance courtyard in the form of a 21-metre-long cantilever in order to preserve the existing landscape. AKTC / Cemal Emden

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