A view of the concrete helicopter platform at the grounds of the Tripoli International Fair, close to the seafront of the northern Lebanese port city. AFP

Will Oscar Niemeyer's Surreal Architecture in Lebanon Become a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

The Brazilian architect's Tripoli International Fairground, an unfinished masterpiece, is now up for belated recognition

Though construction on it halted more than four decades ago, Lebanon’s Rashid Karameh International Exhibition Center (the Tripoli International Fairground), a work of brutalist design by Brazilian architect...

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