The villa is located in Beit Mery, Lebanon on a pine-covered hill. It is a simple cube embedded into a hill with randomized square apertures framing views. The building is carried by a centralized bundle of steel columns and a reinforced concrete perimeter wall. Being imbedded in the site, light would not be able to reach the back side of the building A courtyard is designed to illuminate the area. The courtyard glazing will reflect light deep into the villa.
Bernard Mallat, Walid Zeidan, Tamer-Georges Musharbesh, Mahmoud Charif, Hammoud Badran