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DOWNTOWN DESIGN X DAMJ

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BEIRUT DESIGN FAIR X DAMJ

BEIRUT DESIGN FAIR X DAMJ

DAMJ x BDW19

DAMJ x BDW19 Designing for a Future Past

Ahmad Khouja, Traditional Know-How and Avant-Garde Vision at the Service of Sustainable Design

DAMJ Design + Craft in Architectural Digest

L’Officiel-Hommes Levant, October-November, Issue 86

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Ébéniste : entre dextérité manuelle et sensibilité artistique

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Meet the Lebanese designers exhibiting at Beirut Design Fair 2017

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Beirut Design Week 2014 – Day 3 | Ahmad Khouja Interview

During the 3rd day of the Beirut Design Week 2014 DZN World met with with Ahmad Khouja and he gave them this exclusive interview.

PMDC HQ (architecture)

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Beirut Observatory (architecture)

BEIRUT OBSERVATORY Winner of the 2011 World Architecture News (WAN) Award for unbuilt category/residential sector. This residential tower, located in the center of Beirut, is inspired by the city’s urban form. The project site is adjacent to the ‘Ring Highway’ that connects East and West Beirut. The tower overlooks the city centre, Martyr’s Square, and [...]

Bean Rockers

Disrupt Award by MenaDRC (Kabseh Kabsten) SWAP Award by FARRA Design (Remainder light) The Bean Rockers are rocking seats designed to encourage shifting of posture and position in order to alleviate the stress and adverse health effects on the body caused by stagnancy in seating. They allow ease of breathing, flexibility in seating and a [...]

Open Channel (DAMJ)

Bean Rockers

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Mina Wave (DAMJ)

DAMJ workshop is a design and fabrication space specializing in furniture, architecture, electronics and music. Based in a vaulted carpentry shop underneath the Gemmayzeh district, the space is a collaboration between master carpenter Joseph Haddad and architect Ahmad Khouja. Whether for building or repairing antiques, designing furniture prototypes, or teaching classes in West-African percussion, the [...]

Place that Remains (Venice Architectural Biennale)

The project going to Italy in May 2018 is titled “The Place that Remains,” curated by LAU assistant professor of architecture Hala Younes, in collaboration with the Culture Ministry and the Order of Engineers and Architects. Click Here

Open Channel (DAMJ)

The structure is actually the “Open Channel” listening station. It comes to life only after dark when its power source – the municipal street lamps of the seaside Corniche – ignite. Once those lamps are illuminated, though, the arch promises to flash up at distant pedestrians like a wedding decoration on the doorway of a [...]

Place that Remains (Venice Architectural Biennale)

for the very first time, lebanon will be represented on a national level at the venice architecture biennale. the pavilion of lebanon showcases through a project with the title ‘the place that remains’, the hinterland of the greater beirut area, more precisely the catchment area of its river. the pavilion offers an inventory of what remains in this territory. [...]

Bean Rockers

The Bean Rocker was designed by Ahmed Khouja in conjunction with Knoend, following a chance meeting with Knoend founder Ivy Chuang at a collaborative work studio in Oakland, California. The chair features a clean aesthetic and was designed with consideration for of health, posture, and breathing, which struck a perfect synergy with Knoend’s sustainable sensibility. Following the [...]

Open Channel (DAMJ)

'' Sometimes people bring chairs , 'says Ahmed Khouja,others settle on the floor. Some manage the music, dance ... When it was installed in the Pine Forest, one day a group of runners were training for the marathon. They were taking pictures in front of me and then I explained the concept to them. So they started broadcasting their [...]

Open Channel (DAMJ)

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Bean Rockers

AHMED KHOUJA’S Bean rocker is not exactly a precarious seat, but neither is it particularly stable. Shaped like a slatted lima bean, it requires your participation — to cross your legs just so and use your stomach muscles — to avoid tipping over. Click Here

Bean Rockers

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Mina Wave (DAMJ)

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Place that Remains (Venice Architectural Biennale)

Titled “The Place that Remains” the Lebanese Pavilion, in the country's first participation in the Venice Biennale, showcased the characteristics and prospects of unbuilt Lebanese territories, and how these lands can improve the built environment and its living conditions. Curator Hala Younis chose to focus on Nahr Beirut (Beirut River) and its watershed, evaluating its [...]

Generics Earphones (parametric modeling interface)

To improve is to change, to perfect is to change often, Winston Churchill once said. This was the case for Bassel Idriss, who decided to bow out from the glitzy corporate world of Procter & Gamble after a lengthy tenure and join the high-tempo world of entrepreneurship. What pushed him to take such a decision [...]

Generics Earphones (parametric modeling interface)

you encounter problems finding earphones that provide a snug, secure fit, you may be interested in the custom-made earphones created by Formidable Microfactory called Generics. Generics have been specifically designed to replace poor fitting, uncomfortable earphones and come complete with their own companion application that uses your smartphone camera and digital fabrication to tailor make each individual [...]

Beirut Observatory (architecture)

The Beirut Observatory has been awarded this year's WAN Residential Award (unbuilt category). An award that celebrates and promotes the best in international architecture for residential use, the WAN panel selected the Beirut Observatory unanimously because it intrigued and fascinated the judges with its opposition of form between the front and back facades. Click Here

Beirut Observatory (architecture)

Beirut Observatory, Beirut, Lebanon Accent Design Group This centrally located residential tower takes inspiration from the urban form of Beirut. Situated near the Ring Highway that connects East and West Beirut, and overlooking the city center, Martyrs Square and the seacoast, this residential tower operates as an ‘observatory', composed of a smoothly rising stack of [...]

Beirut Observatory (architecture)

A tower in Beirut picked up this year’s WAN Residential Award in the unbuilt category, beating entries from Italy, China, Estonia, Canada, Sweden and Norway. Located in the centre of the Lebanese capital, Accent Design Group’s Beirut Observatory is composed of a smoothly rising stack of glazed-unit apartments. The panel of seven judges was impressed [...]

PUBLICWORKS + DAMJ

PUBLICWORKS + DAMJ win competition for Mar Elias clinic

LEBANON @ VENICE BIENNALE

LEBANON @ VENICE BIENNALE featuring 3D model made by DAMJ

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