31 episodes

A podcast featuring people trying to make Beirut (and Lebanon) a better place to live, now and for the future. New episode every other Monday.
Hosts: Samir Ballouz & Farrah Berrou
Producer: Nicolas Dahan

Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/abetterbeirut

A Better Beirut Nicolas Dahan

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A podcast featuring people trying to make Beirut (and Lebanon) a better place to live, now and for the future. New episode every other Monday.
Hosts: Samir Ballouz & Farrah Berrou
Producer: Nicolas Dahan

Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/abetterbeirut

    EPISODE 31 - THE WORLD SUCKS

    EPISODE 31 - THE WORLD SUCKS

    Bob, founder of theworldsucks has been filming good deeds being done in the hope to see them replicated.
    His videos went viral and got millions of views. He tells us about his experience and why he's doing it.

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXDY4M3ivJ3hJgTLe-sVaSw
    https://www.Instagram.com/theworldsucks.lb
    https://www.patreon.com/theworldsucks

    • 42 min
    EPISODE 30 - Arts - Creative Industrial Design

    EPISODE 30 - Arts - Creative Industrial Design

    Guillaume Credoz, our guest, is the founder of Bits to Atoms and Beirut Makers. He's an architect, designer and lecturer.
    We talk design.

    www.bitstoatoms.xyz
    @beirutmakers
    @bitstoatoms.xyz

    • 43 min
    EPISODE 29 - Environment - Protecting the tree

    EPISODE 29 - Environment - Protecting the tree

    Joseph Bechara from the Lebanon Reforestation Initiative talks to us about their work helping communities manage their forest.

    www.lri-lb.org

    • 27 min
    EPISODE 28 - Culture - Beirut in 35mm

    EPISODE 28 - Culture - Beirut in 35mm

    Mounia Akl, film director and writer, tells us her story. From a home made video on YouTube that went viral to major international success, Mounia explains her life's decisions and relationship with Lebanon.

    http://www.mouniaakl.com/
    Instagram: @mounia.akl

    • 42 min
    EPISODE 27 - Architecture - Stairs of Mar Mikhael

    EPISODE 27 - Architecture - Stairs of Mar Mikhael

    Marwan Zouein is the architect behind the renovation of the Massad stairs at the beginning of Mar Mikhael. Marwan explains the importance of public spaces and why renovating stairs can be more tricky than it seems.

    • 32 min
    EPISODE 26 - Politics - A Brief History of Corruption

    EPISODE 26 - Politics - A Brief History of Corruption

    Badri Meouchi, president of the Lebanese Transparency Association, talks to us about corruption in the country and how the association is fighting it.

    Helpline: 03/868303
    http://www.transparency-lebanon.org/

    • 37 min

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Love all your episodes but this last one on the developers’ boot camp was such an eye-opener! Similar initiatives need to happen with graphic design etc... this is fabulous!

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