As a contribution to the exhibition Jungle Protocol: Etiquette & Tradition, build on by Home of This day, global architectural agency SOMA has created a desk called Layered Fabrics.
Designed by SOMA’s founder Michel Abboud and affiliate Steven Townsend, Layered Fabrics is a desk designed to indicate historical cities and suppose their evolution over the route of history.
Specifically designed for this exhibition that’s being hosted in Beirut, Lebanon, this desk is meant to indicate the metropolis of Beirut and the changes and type it’s experienced over the centuries.
The historical layers of Beirut have been broken down into their core factors of streets, cities, and metropolis squares after which layered on high of every different to make a desk that represents the total changes that the metropolis has experienced in the course of history.
Each society and custom that’s inhabited Beirut over the route of time has interacted with and made changes to the previous inhabitant’s make of the metropolis. These interactions, adjustments and developments have all been taken into legend in the make of this desk and outcomes in a piece that actually builds up the historical layers of the metropolis of Beirut.