Lebanese American University

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Safadi Fine Arts

The historical Safadi Fine Arts Building is located in the heart of the Beirut campus. It accommodates the Gulbenkian 344 seat amphitheater and houses faculty offices, the Sheikh Zayed Exhibition Hall, and multiple academic functions. In 2012, two floors were renovated in a fast track project to provide state-of-the-art functions.

Building Profile
Year of Completion1970
Spacial Area3,902 m2
Building Code/NumberSFA / 104
Occupants List of Occupants
Instructional Spaces List of Instructional Spaces

Building History

Formerly known as gymnasium building then fine arts building and in 2004 after extensive renovation, it was named Safadi Fine Arts Building. The building is the home for the communication arts department.

Directory of Functions per Level
Level 6
  • Classrooms
  • Sheikh Zayed Exhibition Hall
Level 5
  • Gulbenkian Amphitheater/Control Room
  • Offices
Level 4
  • Gulbenkian Amphitheater
Level 3
  • Backstage
Level 2
  • Classroom
  • Lecture Hall
  • Offices
Level 1
  • Audio Studio
  • Classrooms
  • Computer Labs
  • Editing Room
  • Lecture Hall
  • Office


Last Updated: November 18, 2022

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