Celebrating Niemeyer’s Tripoli World Fair

Beirut Campus, AKSOB 0904

On the occasion of the inscription of Rachid Karameh International Fair of Tripoli on the Unesco’s World Heritage list, the Department of Architecture and Design at LAU is organizing a symposium to celebrate the work of Oscar Niemeyer and uncover the importance of Tripoli’s fair.

Maya Hmeidan @ 6:00

The Rachid Karami International Fairgrounds: from a Utopian Stumbled Project to World Heritage 

Wassim Naghi @ 6:30

Niemeyer’s World Heritage in Tripoli: Technical Approach on Structures and Buildings Systems

EAST Architecture Studio @ 7:00

The Niemeyer Guest House Renovation - ‘A tale of architecture’s capacity for repair’

Open discussion @ 7:30

Moderator: Ramona Abdo.