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.
Located at 1500m altitude, this 3 stories private residence mixes warmth and modernity.
The space reflects the client’s active lifestyle and hosts his collection of selected ethnic and crafted objects.
The metal study volume is integrated in the double height reception space allowing an interactive spatial dialogue between the two levels.
Along with a ceiling made of wooden slats, a triptych picture of a dense forest envelops the space and creates an out of time, quasi mystical environment.
A lighting installation designed by Michele Braidy addresses the different spaces in their specific functions, generates a warm ambiant light and gives a human scale reference to the whole space.
Walid Zeidan, Mireille Lteif, Desiree el Khoury