Sandra Rishani is a Beirut-based practicing architect who graduated with a BArch from AUB and joined its faculty after completing a masters degree in design from Princeton University, where she was a Fullbright scholar, and a masters in urban development and planning from University College of London (UCL) courtesy of the British Chevening scholarship.

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Public Space or Public Path? We the People on Jun 22, 2012

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Inhabiting a Grudge

The grudge : An inhabitable wall constructed to block the sea view for the plot behindI was asked in 2012 to write a forgotten story from Beirut for an edited book that was being put together . At that time I was looking into a story I had heard recently from my father. He had told me that a brother who lost most of his plot due to the roads...

Apr 25, 2014, 2:34 PM
Al Manara: Laying claim to Beirut

Beirut 1925 The public sector in Beirut is weak, to say the least. Services and resident rights are, if extant, unprotected or inoperative. Yet some fragments of the citys builtscape remind us that the public sphere has at one point manifested iteself spatially in the city. Today, these spaces remain empty, unused or awaiting their demise....

Jun 24, 2012, 9:55 PM
The lost city: Beirut Modern

Raouche Beirut Modern postcards This blog has discussed preservation in the city of Beirut in relation to a building, THE GRAND THEATER in Beirut public space,Martyr...

Mar 24, 2012, 4:16 PM


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