Lebanese Henry Lucien builds house in Batroun from 45 destroyed Beirut homes!

The civil war left a lot of houses in destroyed, and new buildings replaced many of the ones that survived. Henry Lucien is passionate about the architecture of ’s traditional houses. So, he found a way to preserve this heritage. He collected windows, arches, doors, and columns from 45 destroyed homes and used them to build a house in Batroun. Even though he is not an architect or a painter, his passion drove him to create a masterpiece that cherishes and protects the Lebanese architecture. Henry works in so he couldn’t spend a lot of time in his house in Batroun. So, he redesigned his apartment in Achrafieh using, again, parts of destroyed homes in .


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