Abandoned Dwellings. Typologies
19 LCD screens (20 cm wide approx.), each displaying a series of typologies photographs from sections 2.1. and 2.2.

Habitats Abandonnés. Typologies
19 écrans LCD projetant chacun une série de photographies de typologies des sections 2.1 et 2.2
In parallel to the geographic arrangement of 10.777 photographs documenting the 750 abandoned buildings, a second classification made it possible to categorise them based on their typology. This classification is divided in six sections:

1. Architecture (exterior)
2. Architecture (interior)
3. Conditions and Conservation4. Intervention, Transformation
5. Documents and objects
6. Organism

The Sursock Museum exhibition displays section 2, segments 2.1 (Space) and 2.2 (Surface).

2. Architecture (interior)

2.1. Space
2.1.1. Bathroom
2.1.2. Corridor
2.1.3. Central hall
2.1.3.a. axial view
2.1.3.b. longitudinal view
2.1.4. Enfilade
2.1.5. Kitchen
2.1.6. Lobby (apartment building, hotel)
2.1.7. Mezzanine
2.1.8. Stairs
2.1.9. Vestibule (in apartment, house)

2.2. Surface
2.2.1. Ceiling
2.2.2. False ceiling
2.2.3. Flooring (tiles, marble, wood flooring)
2.2.4. Mashrabiya, openwork and stained glass
2.2.5. Mouldings and stucco
2.2.6. Niche
2.2.7. Painting (mural), fresco
2.2.8. Panelling
2.2.9. Wallpaper

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>> exhibition:
Gregory Buchakjian. Abandoned Dwellings: Display of Systems, Sursock Museum, Beirut 2018–2019, Curator: Karina el-Helou
website: https://sursock.museum/content/gregory-buchakjian-abandoned-dwellings-display-systems

abandoned dwellings works
- Abandoned Dwellings. Tableaux
- Abandoned Dwellings. Archive
- Abandoned Dwellings. Inventory

- Abandoned Dwellings. Inside/Outside
- Abandoned Dwellings. Facts
- Abandoned Dwellings. Restitution
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related publications
- Abandoned Dwellings. A History of Beirut
- Abandoned Dwellings. Inventory. Typologies. Archive. Appropriations