• Oscar Niemeyer's Unfinished Architecture for Lebanon's International Fair Inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage in Danger List

    4 days ago - By Arch Daily

    International Fairgrounds of Tripoli / Oscar Niemeyer. © Anthony Saroufim
    On the grounds of the Tripoli International Fair (Rashid Karameh International Exhibition Center) in Lebanon , one finds one of the five largest exhibition centers in the world. The 15 structures, designed by legendary Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer in 1963, remain unfinished due to the project's abandonment during the country's civil war in 1975. Inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage in Danger List , on January 25th, 2023 , the 70-hectare site is located between the historic center of Tripoli and the port. In...
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