The Giving Trees of AUBotanic

Brown tree trunks and green leaves

Walking through the gates of the American University of Beirut (AUB) is like a breath of fresh air — literally. The temperature seems to drop slightly, the breeze kisses your cheek in gentle bliss, and the refreshing scent and feeling of peace only nature can evoke lifts your mood to new heights. Birds sing the […]

Honey Production in Lebanon

5 boces having atelier du miel, jars full of honey with 2 guys in front of a car and a garden

L’Atelier du Miel is using the Lebanese countryside to its full potential, with interesting and innovative techniques to create a huge range of tantalizing honeys. While cementing its place in the market, it is also building the future of beekeeping and honey production in Lebanon. Anyone who believes that all honeys are the same, should […]

Solar HOMEs, Linked to the Major Source of Energy on Earth – the Sun

Green treas with rays of sun

Energy for life People spend most of their lifetimes inside buildings whether at HOME, work or otherwise. While workspaces are also important, HOMEs are probably more fundamental with regard to a very basic human need: shelter and refuge. When it comes to residential HOMEs, it is clear that humans strive to make them as comfortable […]

Nature: The Essence of Happiness

“And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” – John Muir For me, happiness lies in feeling connected to nature. Nature has the power to alter any mood. Yoga and wellness retreats must rely on the healing power of nature to enhance the overall experience. I think of days when […]

Nada Zeineh’s Love for Precision!

  Nada Zeineh followed her bliss; it led her to create unique hand-crafted jewelry and a beautiful life. “Nature brings you back to what you really are,” said Nada Zeineh, architect by training, jewelry designer in practice. Her interest in nature is evident in her bright showroom on the fifth floor of the Kassir Building […]