Beirut Design Week 2016 Video

We are happy to have been featured in Beirut Design Week 2016 Video!

Follow this link to see the installation that we did for Beirut River 2.0 with Adib Dada description of the installation and explanation of the project.

Beirut River 2.0 is a project initiated and supported by theOtherDada, UN-Habitat and LCEC (Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation), to rehabilitate Beirut River and its surrounding neighborhoods using soft landscaped solutions inspired from nature.

Beirut Design Week 2016 installation was a representative of the interventions proposed in Beirut River 2.0; and they were composed of the following interventions: rain garden, stormwater management, urban farming, infrastructure improvement and roof as system.



Adib Dada explaining the installation and the works on site behind him


The volunteering working on the installation “Infrastructure Improvement” + “Stormwater Management”


Some urban farming species including pepper


Works on site including in the background the graffiti which explained the ecosystem services of the river and the installation



About tOD

Active since 2010, the architecture lab theOtherDada defends an alternative position towards the current practice of sustainability through exploration of the context and medium, invoking new relationships between climate, landscape, and inhabitants. Informed by our research into biomimicry, we aim to connect to the natural ecosystems of sites to understand and consequently devise new potential living habitats. theOtherDada works within a collaborative process between architects, scientists, botanists, artists, economists and craftsmen.

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