Author Archives: Sam Tarling

Cranes over Beirut

Reading Time: < 1 minute At any given time, Beirut’s skyline is a kaleidoscope of chaos. While the economy may be struggling, in the city center luxury developments rise up with mesmeric frequency. In a country where long-term urban planning is woefully lacking, dozens of skyscrapers emerge every year — towering over the city’s ancient buildings. We decided to capture

Constructing the high life

Reading Time: < 1 minute In the shadow of Beirut’s most famous building – the Rafik Hariri Mosque – the foundations for the high-rise, high-cost Plus Towers are being laid