In this article, we delve into the battle of restoring and rehabilitating historical buildings in the cities of Tripoli and Mina (North Lebanon), focusing on “Taht Al-Sibat” neighborhood, Al-Fawal building, and other examples. We also examine the master plans issued for the old neighborhoods in both cities- often plagued by political interventions- and their direct impact on the residents and the living conditions. By analyzing these master plans, we demonstrate how they have served as an obstacle, hindering efforts to improve the quality of life and urban development by imposing strict restrictions on construction and restoration operations, resulting in the loss of many lives.

Housing Land Management and Planning El Mina Lebanon Tripoli District