Aline Asmar d’Amman is the architect and founder of Culture in Architecture. Based in Paris and Beirut, her agency engages in cross-disciplinary work around the world, ranging from interior design to artistic direction and scenography in the fields of luxury hospitality, private residential and various design commissions, with a contemporary approach committed to the transfer of knowledge and to fostering cultural conversations.
Approaching each project with an evocative and narrative force, Aline Asmar d’Amman constructs an intricate dialogue between the raw and the precious, heritage and modernity, poetry and materiality.
Culture in Architecture has completed several iconic interior design projects around the world, including the renovation of the Hotel de Crillon in Paris; the decor of Le Jules Verne, the legendary gastronomic restaurant at the Eiffel Tower; and the ongoing renovation of the Palazzo Dona Giovannelli, one of the historic jewels of Venice, future home to the Orient Express Hotel. More recently, Aline Asmar d’Amman designed the scenography for The Biennale del Arte 2022 Lebanese Pavilion at the Arsenale in Venice, intended to be an echo of Lebanon’s history and the unwavering hope nurtured by its people, through art and creativity. The architect has previously collaborated with world renowned designer Karl Lagerfeld on the decoration of ‘Les Grands Appartements’ at Hotel de Crillon and on a collection of functional sculptures, ‘Architectures’, at the Carpenters Workshop Gallery.