TAYEB HOUSE - SOUK EL GHARB

Description

Located on a large hilly site of 4000 m2 in the Souk El Gharb top hills, it contains panoramic sweeping views to Beirut, the Airport and the port to the west, as well as the surrounding foothills and villages to the north and the south. The House consists of three levels;
The main floor contains the main living, family room, formal dinning room, and frontal gallery space with a high ceiling to house private large painting collection, kitchen, double level pergolas with sunshade to serve as an outdoors living space. The upper level consists of: two master bedrooms suites with very large dressing room, and another two bedroom suites with a sitting room accessible from the outside stairs as well, to the lower level and the pool. The lower level consists of the Gym, Lap pool and service quarters with related services.
The guard’s apartment contains: a two-car garage structure at the lower front of the site, accessible to the back front courtyard with a reflecting pool by the houses formal entry.
Unlike other houses, the roof for this house is an inverted hipped metallic roof to collect the rainwater. The exterior cladding is of rough cut large local limestone; double-glazed painted wood windows and large panes of sliding glass.

Location

SOUK EL GHARB, MOUNT LEBANON

PROJECT AREA

1500 m²

Design date

2009