Annabel Karim Kassar’s Installation at the V&A Museum in London Explores the Reconstruction of Beirut’s Architecture


The Lebanese House installation at the V&A . Image © Ed Reeve

The Lebanese House installation at the V&A . Image © Ed Reeve

As part of the London Festival of Architecture, French-Lebanese architect Annabel Karim Kassar and her award-winning studio AKK have unveiled a new installation at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London titled The Lebanese House: Saving a home, Saving a city. The installation explores the aftermaths of the Beirut explosion, and the rebuilding of the city with a life-size replica of a typical Lebanese home, one of the few remaining classic Ottoman-Venetian houses left in old Beirut, along with documentary films.

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