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Benevolent Intentions: Makassed, Patron of Modern Architecture

Fri, Aug 2, 2019    5pm

Join GSAPP Summer Workshop participants for a visual essay on the Makassed Society’s modern architectural legacy. Al Makassed, also known as the Beirut Islamic Society of Benevolent Intentions, was founded in 1878, and witnessed unprecedented growth in the mid 20th Century.

This exhibition is conceived by students of Columbia University GSAPP students in the Master of Architecture, Critical, Curatorial, and Conceptual, and Historic Preservation Programs.

Visit the Facebook event page for more information.

Project Credits:
Lead Faculty: Ziad Jamaleddine
Teaching Assistant: Mayssa Jallad
Students: Jumanah Maher Abbas, Grace Alli, Mariana Avila Flynn, Francesca Johanson, Frank Mandell, Maxime St. Pierre Ostrander, Alexandra Kane Tell, Tianyu Wang