Lebanese American University

Facilities Management FM

Plan, Build, Operate and Maintain

Gezairi Building

LAU expanded its facilities with the acquisition of the Gezairi Building, a purchased complex that underwent a major renovation completed in Summer 2021. Located in Sadat Street, it will provide needed spaces aligned with the University’s academic programs growth and is the future home of the School of Architecture and Design, with a built-up area of 18,932.4 m2.

Building Profile
Year of Completion2012 (acquired) / 2021 (Fully Renovated)
Spacial Area18,932 m2
Building Code/NumberGB / 113


Another Sustainable LAU Facility


Gezairi building has already achieved a preliminary sustainability EDGE certification (Excellence for Design and Greater Efficiencies) and is currently in the final audit phase; it has successfully achieved the following:

  • 28% in Energy Savings
  • 24% in Water Savings
  • 27% Less Embodied Energy in Materials
     

Gezairi's EDGE Certificate for Sustainability

Gezairi's EDGE Certificate for Sustainability

Directory of Functions per Level
Level 13
  • Multi-Purpose Room
  • Buffer Space
Level 12
  • School of Architecture & Design - Office of the Dean
  • Studio/Architecture
  • Studio/Architecture Graduate
  • Studio/Interior Design Graduate
  • Studio/Islamic Art
  • Studio/Urban Planning
Level 11
  • School of Engineering - Offices
  • Classrooms
Level 10
  • Architecture & Interior Design - Offices
  • Classrooms
  • Multi-Purpose Room
  • Studio/Architecture
Level 9
  • Art & Design - Offices
  • Classrooms
  • Multipurpose Room
  • Studio/Foundation
  • Studio/Graphic Design Senior
  • Studio/Interior Design
Level 8
  • Foundation Program/Fine Arts - Offices
  • Classrooms
  • Design Studio/Fashion Design
  • Sewing/Printing Room
  • Sewing/Teaching Lab
  • Studio/Foundation
  • Studio/Graphic Design
Level 7
  • Cutting Studio/Fashion Design
  • Fashion Design Program Offices
Level 6
  • 3D Fabrication Lab/Metal
  • 3D Fabrication Lab/Wood
  • Cafeteria
  • Painting Room
Level 5
  • ADM Offices
  • Ceramics Lab
  • Computer Labs
  • Digital Fabrication Lab
  • Photography Lab
Level 4
  • ADM Offices
  • Drawing Room
  • Lab/Silk Printing
  • Lecture Hall
  • Sculpture Room
  • Store/Fashion
  • Studio/Print Making
Level 1,2,3
  • Parking & Service Areas

 

Last Updated: August 24, 2021

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