Shortlisted for two 2018 WAF Awards, urban development concept Sheltainer looks to solve Cairo's cemetery housing phenomenon
12 Sep 2018
Created by Dubai-based architects Bassel Omara, Mouaz Abouzaid and Ahmed Hammad, Sheltainer, which aims to convert shipping containers into homes for more...
UAE firm to develop an urban project in Cairo’s Nasr City District
07 Jan 2018
UAE-based real estate financier Amlak Finance has signed an agreement with Marseilia Group to develop an urban project in Nasr more...
Dubai offers architects unparalleled creative freedom, says Egyptian architect Muhammad Habsah
03 Jul 2017
With only a few years into his career, architect Muhammad Habsah, from Dar Al-Handasah, a planning and design consultancy belonging more...
Architecture is about responding to human needs, says Muhammad Habsah
18 Jun 2017
According to Muhammad Habsah, an architect who recently joined the Dar Al-Handasah team, architecture isn’t just about building shapes. “It’s about more...
Meet Manar Moursi, founder of Cairo-based Studio Meem
15 Jun 2017
“I decided to start Studio Meem at a moment when things were changing with hope towards a brighter future,” said more...
#Archifocus: Abdel-Wahed El-Wakil buildings in Egypt and Saudi Arabia
01 Jun 2017
Born in 1943 in Cairo, Egyptian architect Abdel-Wahed El-Wakil is highly regarded for his extensive portfolio of Islamic architecture projects, more...