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Cheops Observatory Residence …. a spatial journey through time

    Architects: Malaka Studio  Location : Nazlet El Samman – Giza – Egypt                                                                                                                           Located on the plateau of the Giza Necropolis, the project is nestled in the village of Nazlet El Samman. This ancient site was founded in the 7th century by desert tribes fascinated by the Pyramids; the village is a preserved site, a whole journey through time,. Restoring this village creates a bulwark against the massive tourist influx and the real estate speculations that generate tabula rasa in these historical districts. The Cheops Observatory is also an artist’s residence, a gateway at the entrance of the desert, an inhabited belvedere at a walking distance of the largest of the pyramids of the Giza plateau. According to recent esti...

2020-11-29 12:42:51

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A tour in the Ministerial District of the New Administrative Capital.. An ancient architectural theme with a modern spirit..

  Writen By Ali Dagher Egypt is witnessing an urban revolution at the level of building and construction that has not been witnessed in Egypt's  modern era- urban history, according to the magnitude of works and constructions, and one of the most prominent features of the urban revolution is the New Administrative Capital, where the Ministerial District, which  includes the cabinet building and 34 ministerial buildings, along with a number of other buildings, such as the administrative control, the Passports Authority and others, is considered the icon of that modern city. The implementation rate for all buildings has reached 90%, currently, the internal and external finishes for buildings and offices  are about to be completed, in addition to the landscape works for the internal squares and the “People’s Square” in the middle of the ministries’ buildings, and the green spaces in preparation for transferring of about 50 thousands ministries’ employees, who will be transferred in stages. Engineer Wael Rajabi, director of the ministries district project and supervisor of 4 buildings that are being implemented inside the government’s district by Al-Rowad Construction Company, says that the construction works for the buildings have been completed and the external facades of the buildings, which consist of marble and glass, are now being completed. He added that the company is responsible for imp...

2020-11-01 09:52:37

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Minister of Tourism visits the Museum of Egypt’s Capitals in the New Administrative Capital

location: new capital owner : culture ministery Dr. Khaled El-Anani, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, and Major General Mohamed Amin, Adviser to the President of the Republic for Financial Affairs, inspected the Museum of Egypt's Capitals in the New Administrative Capital, to follow up on the latest developments in its work. Dr. Khaled El-Anani stressed the need to adhere to the schedule set in advance for the completion of the works in preparation for the imminent opening of the museum. The museum received a number of artifacts in the past few days; among them are two carpets, one of them made of wool, with a written text in the Persian language that reads: “Svazarh Kashan” and in the center is a red and paige mosque. As for the second carpet, it has floral and geometric motifs in navy and orange colors, bordered on the sides by two bands, and the square of the carpet has a serrated camel in the center, from which floral and geometric shapes emerge. In addition to ceramic pieces that simulate the patterns of daily life from the decorations and motifs of the ancient Egyptian, and a bronze bust of Khedive Ismail, which enriches the section dedicated to displaying Islamic and Khedivial Cairo and daily life in this era. It is worth noting that the Museum of Egypt’s Capitals narrates the history of the Egyptian capitals through different ages, as it consists of a main hall in which the relics of a number of ancient and modern Eg...

2020-12-10 14:53:32

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