Reconstruction of the explosion-destroyed port.
Register: FEB/14/2022, Submit: FEB/14/2022, Eligibility: Students of architecture, urban planning, economy, sociology and other disciplines from Lebanon and the world; individually, teams, Fee: Free, Awards: 1st Prize: Lebanese Winner – 1,500 EUR, International Winner – 1,500 EUR, 2nd Prize: 1,000 EUR, 3rd Prize: 700 EUR, People’s Choice Award: 300 EUR, 20 Special Mentions
August 4, 2020, 18:08:18 EEST marked the Zero hour of one of the biggest non-nuclear explosions in history with the force of a 3.5 magnitude earthquake – and is believed to have been fueled by 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate stored in warehouse-12 at the port. Aside from the mass destruction caused by this explosion, at least 204 people were killed (with an additional 3 missing) and 6,500 were injured. Above all, Beirut – the capital of Lebanon that was spawned by its harbor as the focal Middle Eastern node point that connected many continents has been left with a dead Port.