the results of the Young Egyptian Architects Competition 2021 Second Prize Fenaa’ 50 shades of Legacy – Windows on Egypt.

   Location : Giza Rural areas Team : Samer Mohamed Adel El Sayary Code: H-1066 The design Concept : The new design concept is a new approach to express myriad and vast cultural spectrum of Egyptian identities by designing a neutral white minimal house with one big vertical courtyard window capturing views of Egyptian land scenery reflecting the core intangible and hidden values of local societies with the high flexibility and adaptability to any local culture and to the changing Egyptian family needs. Adaptability and flexibility is a key element also in the new design where it was found that most Egyptian family’s needs are changing by time and in need of more space. The solution was in creating a multi-use space on the ground floor with big storage units to store the furniture and hence the plan could be multi-used as required. The Egyptian rural area suffers a non-healthy housing problems with extreme poverty levels, the new design intended to solve those urgent issues with promoting the social values. Also in response to the United nations sustainability goals that were integrated into the design criteria to Build a cultural habitat with community and for community. The environmental agenda was also studied to push the boundaries of regular sustainability to a new level of self-sufficiency with goal of creating a Zero-energy house producing its own water and food. The environmental approach was based upon standing on the...

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