Beirut port

sarah safty, salsabel mohamed , aisha yasser, roaa houry, sarah mokhtar
Shorouk Academy

Project idea

The Port of Beirut was the main port in Lebanon, it was one of the largest and busiest ports on the Eastern Mediterranean. On the 4th of August, a tragedy struck Beirut, a horrible blast, reduced the once vibrant seaport to dust and debris, leaving destruction, diseases, injured and affected lives.As a result, Beirut suffered mass housing shortages, creating a self-sustaining system in which the community increase of unemployment and food shortages among many becomes part of the construction of the project by acquiring other things that affect the wellbeing of its residents. The skills from the construction of the project and the re-use of projects aim at creating a loop of production of material and the materials that were left by the blast. This can lead to knowledge and living built upon the remnants of the explosion increased know-how that can open up future fields and create to stand as a reminder of what once happened. new opportunities and future jobs which will strengthen the local economy.

Project description

After studying the port of Beirut after the explosion, some of the following variables were found: The number of decks in the northeastern part of the port was increased to accommodate the number of ships, increasing the current limit Special silos for chemicals and warehouses for metals have been added due to their being one of Lebanon's most important exports The silos containing the space were preserved and restored, and a memorial garden was built around it containing the memorial wall containing pictures of the martyrs. Some services that did not exist previously have been added to avoid future events, such as the fire station, police, post and medical center The entertainment part was added to complement the memorial park on the exhibitions and Eye of Lebanon

Technical information

New technological automated container terminal with high bay storage system to provide significant gains in handling speed ,energy efficiency, safety and reduction in operation costs
21century technological
smoke detectors An Ultra-wide sensitivity range provide unsurpassed detection performance, flexibility, field programmability, connectivity and has high speed detection
using the wooden louvers in most of the facades to prevent the direct sunlight and glear from the building and helps maintain proper airflow throughout a meteal building and keep elements like dirt, water, and debris at bay away from the building

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