Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Beirut, Lebanon


Governmental Buildings

Council for Development and Reconstruction

$8 Million

12,000 m2



Built-up Area:

On behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Council of Development and Reconstruction invited IDEA and four other highly rated architectural firms in Lebanon to compete on the design of the new  Ministry's premises in the heart of the city, in what is considered as the most prestigious area of the renewed Beirut Central District, facing the United Nation's building.

The site's area is 2,300 m²; the built up area is 12,000 m² above ground level  allocated to the various offices and facilities, and another 12,000 m² in basement for services and parking.