Focusing on reuse, recycling, and reducing material flows
The Bouchrieh industrial quarter located on the outskirts of Beirut currently suffers from an overflow of waste, recurrent power outages, and a lack of skilled labor. The city’s overflowing landfill is in dire need of an emergency waste plan. Addressing the problem at hand, the project offers a set of sustainable solutions for reactivating the area, transforming waste into energy, and reinstating local craftsmanship.
The project combines a waste-to-energy plant with public facilities – workshop and exhibition spaces – aimed at raising public awareness regarding Beirut’s unsustainable condition. Making the problem an integral part of the solution, the plant is conceived as a pioneering model that can be implemented in other parts of the country