an architecture practice led by Walid Zeidan based in Lebanon, whose work spans several countries & varies from luxury towers, private residences, interiors to object design. Recent success stories include the launch of the Okhtein Flagship store in Cairo Egypt and featured in Forbes Magazine and Vogue Italia. Wz Architects architecture firm has projects in Lebanon, Cairo and Saudi Arabia as well as most the MENA region. At WZ Architects we believe it is the uniqueness of each individual that forms WZ architects, just like each element in our designs has its own identity. We inspire each other and together drive the direction and approach to our work.
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.