Section : banks Location : the New Capital CIB new headquarters is located in the Financial District at the New Capital. ECG provided the conceptual design, schematic design, and detailed design, on core and shell basis, in addition to IFC (Issued for construction), and construction supervision for the project architectural and structural works. Executed on a land plot area of 9,164 m2 and with a built-up area of 50,404 m2. It comprises 2 basement floors, a ground floor, and 7 typical floors.
R5 town is planned for development within the first phase of the New Capital. Stretching over an area of approximately 1,022 feddan, and ECG did the complete design and supervision for this zone. R5 incorporates residential zones with varying densities (apartment blocks, villas & townhouses), in addition to major public town squares, ancillary buildings (schools, mosques, a hospital, family health clinic, sports club, police station, civil defense center & a post office), urban open spaces, water features, land reserved for a university, and a power station. The urban public spaces design concept simulates Khedivial Cairo’s urban and architectural character represented in main commercial spines, main boulevards, squares, open spaces and nodes; starting at the entrances to the Old City to the two northbound entrances, connected by public squares, simulating Parisian Cairo’s urban fabric. Furthermore, R5 includes a main green hub and river, central park, clusters of open spaces, and Garden City villas’ linear parks and towers’ main boulevard.
Dr. Amr Talaat, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, announced, choosing the new administrative capital to be the Digital Arab capital for 2021;As it embraces the efforts to achieve digital transformation, development of digital skills and capabilities , and stimulating digital creativity in Smart environment ,integrated ,and the homogeneous, Ecological system that includes a well-established partnership between all stakeholders to serve the sustainable development goals and serving the largest national project, "Digital Egypt”; Praising with the success of the Arab Digital Capital initiative and the excellent choice for Riyadh in 2020. It is worth mentioning that the Arab Digital Capital initiative was launched with the aim of creating a stimulating environment for investment in the communications and information technology sector Cross highlighting the technical value of the city hosting the activities of the digital Arab capital and developing its major role In enabling technology and intellectual creativity. Talat stressed in his speech during the meeting headed by Egypt، Continued consolidation of efforts to achieve a digital Arab society in light of the technological and information revolution that the world is witnessing ؛ He pointed out that the conditions of the pandemic proved that the communications and information technology sector is the active component and the driving tool of all other sector, It has al...
The Egyptian Ambassador to China: The project represents a vivid example of fruitful Egyptian-Chinese cooperation ... and reflects the strong Egyptian-Chinese relations. A Chinese bank official expresses her aspiration for more cooperation in the future in various fields between Egypt and China Dr. Assem El Gazzar, Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities, and Dr. Mohamed El Badri, the Egyptian Ambassador to China, witnessed the signing of an agreement with officials of a number of Chinese banks, to obtain the third and final tranche of the contract for financing the implementation of the central business district, in the New Administrative Capital (NAC). This was done through video conference technology, as Chinese banks officials attended at the headquarters of the Egyptian embassy in Beijing. Dr. Assem El Gazzar thanked the work teams from the Egyptian and Chinese sides who are in charge of implementing this important national project, the Central Business District in the New Administrative Capital, which is being implemented for the first time in Egypt and includes the highest tower in Africa, i.e. the iconic tower with a height of about 400 meters. This is a clear evidence of the strength of the Chinese-Egyptian relations and the joint cooperation in the field of construction, stressing that this successful model is a source of pride and an honor for the professional management of projects. An official of the Chinese banks that financed the pr...