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Phase 3 of Cairo Metro line to cost $5.8bn
11 Jul 2019
Egypt’s Minister of Transportation, Kamel El-Wazir, revealed that the construction cost of Cairo Metro Line 3’s third phase was $5.8bn, more...
Cairo urban regeneration concept proposed by Dubai-based architects
09 Jun 2019
A group of Dubai-based architects have proposed an urban regeneration scheme for Cairo, Egypt centred on the restoration of the more...
Construction to begin on Iconic Tower in Egypt, Africa's tallest building
05 Feb 2019
According to Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, foundations for a 385m-tall tower in Egypt's new administrative capital will be poured more...
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...

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