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Yay #philly #cheesesteak and #rocket #salad. #camembert, #chevre and #gruyere!

#MeatFest #meatlovers #foodie #foodporn #dinner #nomnomnom #cheeselovers #cheese #yum (at Kay’s Crib)

Yay #philly #cheesesteak and #rocket #salad. #camembert, #chevre and #gruyere!

#MeatFest #meatlovers #foodie #foodporn #dinner #nomnomnom #cheeselovers #cheese #yum (at Kay’s Crib)

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Its #14juillet - bonne fette! This is Rue De Rennes northwards intersecting with Saint Germain-des-pres with Abbaye de St. Germain in the background, 6eme arr. How beautiful is #Paris? A perfect razor cut #Hausmann avenue. 

#bastilleday #france #cities #tiltshift #archilovers #architecture #6eme

Its #14juillet - bonne fette! This is Rue De Rennes northwards intersecting with Saint Germain-des-pres with Abbaye de St. Germain in the background, 6eme arr. How beautiful is #Paris? A perfect razor cut #Hausmann avenue.

#bastilleday #france #cities #tiltshift #archilovers #architecture #6eme

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How absolutely awesome is the new King’s Cross tunnel. Look at that smooth finishing and the inredibly subtle spectrum of those LEDs! Designed by Allies & Morrison. Beautiful.

#design #urban #urbanism #spaces #tunnel #led #archiporn #archilovers #London #lovelondon #tfl (at King’s Cross St Pancras)

How absolutely awesome is the new King’s Cross tunnel. Look at that smooth finishing and the inredibly subtle spectrum of those LEDs! Designed by Allies & Morrison. Beautiful.

#design #urban #urbanism #spaces #tunnel #led #archiporn #archilovers #London #lovelondon #tfl (at King’s Cross St Pancras)

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When the going gets tough, i rely on these guys for comfort. True story of a #sugaraddict with an obsession with #fluff! Also happy #fourthofjuly - yay ‘muricaaaaaa :P

#marshmallow #frosting #vanilla #nomnomnom #sugaroverload #diabetes #fluffernutter #foodporn #foodie #marshmallowfluff #whitechocolate #4thofjuly #independenceday  (at Kay’s Crib)

When the going gets tough, i rely on these guys for comfort. True story of a #sugaraddict with an obsession with #fluff! Also happy #fourthofjuly - yay ‘muricaaaaaa :P

#marshmallow #frosting #vanilla #nomnomnom #sugaroverload #diabetes #fluffernutter #foodporn #foodie #marshmallowfluff #whitechocolate #4thofjuly #independenceday (at Kay’s Crib)

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Oh this? Just the best thing ive ever done. A #MeatFest bolognese #pasta #bake with around 5 kg of #cheese and tons of #salami. Happy 4th of July y’all. ‘Muricaaaaa.

#foodporn #foodie #meatlovers #dinner #foodfusion #nomnomnom #lebanoneats #4thofjuly #independenceday (at Kay’s Crib)

Oh this? Just the best thing ive ever done. A #MeatFest bolognese #pasta #bake with around 5 kg of #cheese and tons of #salami. Happy 4th of July y’all. ‘Muricaaaaa.

#foodporn #foodie #meatlovers #dinner #foodfusion #nomnomnom #lebanoneats #4thofjuly #independenceday (at Kay’s Crib)

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28 days matured #denver chuck #steak. Marinated for a whole day and grilled to awesomeness by yours truly, #nyc style. Look at that pink! #ManFood

#foodie #meatlovers #foodporn #lebanoneats #grill #fitness  (at Kay’s Crib)

28 days matured #denver chuck #steak. Marinated for a whole day and grilled to awesomeness by yours truly, #nyc style. Look at that pink! #ManFood

#foodie #meatlovers #foodporn #lebanoneats #grill #fitness (at Kay’s Crib)

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The Egg - Beirut

Affectionately known as ‘The Egg’ by the locals, this is all what remains from what was once an architecturally ground breaking multi-purpose complex in Beirut, designed by the modernist genius that is Joseph Philippe Karam.

The complex was a combination of office and residential space, combined with a mall on the 1st three floors that could be reached by escalators from the ground. 

The egg was the complex’s multi-purpose space, mostly used as a theater and a cinema. It was built around the time when Arab cinema was at its golden age and Beirut was the pioneer of the dream sequence technology. Whether it was actors, technicians, studios or just good old cinemas, where Beirut went the Arab world followed. They were shot in Egypt and made famous in Beirut.

After the war broke out, the complex, unfortunately situated right on the ‘Green Line’ that separated east and west Beirut, suffered extensive but repairable damage. Shortly after the war ended however, the Ministry of Finance bought the lease of the land and destroyed the main building to re-built its own ministry premises. The plans were later abandoned leaving ‘The Egg’ as the only remaining structure. 

Ever since then plenty of plans have come and gone and the structure has been threatened several times. Lebanon’s laws on architectural heritage are quite lax, and they hardly ever protect modernist and art-deco era buildings. The focus is mostly on much older buildings leaving a country with a wealth of modernist structures in danger of losing some of its most important assets.

Public perception of modernism in Lebanon is quite mis-guided. The abundance of these buildings from the early 20th century all the way to the 80s meant that they have become part of the Lebanese urban landscape and in no way seen as endangered

Recent civil society groups have managed to bring this issue back into the forefront and The Egg in many ways is the symbol of this fight. Lose it and very slowly but surely, you will lose all of Lebanon’s modernist history.

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Modernist Discotheque Beats - #Shalalala #Disco #DeepHouse

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Park Av. #nyc - gotta love those #tulips. An NY tradition ever since it was the Dutch colony known as New Amsterdam!

Park Av. #nyc - gotta love those #tulips. An NY tradition ever since it was the Dutch colony known as New Amsterdam!

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Yeah… I think I have a moccs obsession.

#shoes #fashion #moccasins #loafers #mensshoes #style #mensstyle #fashionista #mensfashion  (at Kay’s Crib)

Yeah… I think I have a moccs obsession.

#shoes #fashion #moccasins #loafers #mensshoes #style #mensstyle #fashionista #mensfashion (at Kay’s Crib)