The Banque Misr building, to which ECG provided the complete design and construction supervision services for architectural and structural works, belongs to the first national banking industry giant. Its well-engineered built masterpiece is in close vicinity to the Central Bank of Egypt, which empowers BM brand and urban visuality in Egypt’s New Capital. The building’s contemporary wholly glazed facades were inspired by BM’s legacy. Built in a premium strategic location, BM’s massive scenic building stands on Plot No. 23A.2, with a plot area of 11,245 m2, footprint area of 4,322 m2, and a total height of up to 34 meters; comprising two basement floors, a ground floor, and seven upper floors. The ground floor houses main and VIP entrances, a banking hall including screened teller counters with vast back-office areas, service areas including restrooms and pantry, and entry/exit ramps to underground parking in basements accommodating up to 400 parking spaces. Floors from first to seventh are allocated to BM’s office areas.
The national projects invade the municipal divisions of Minya governorate from south to north, Samalout, Dermawas, and Minya. These projects varied between health, roads, transportation, bridges and tourism. Markaz Samalout is witnessing a major shift among the governorate's municipal divisions as it possesses a number of these projects, the most important of which is the revival of the Holy Family Path in Gabal El-Tayr in Samalout, which is one of the national projects carried out in Minya, as well as the project to develop the path of the Holy Family Journey after Vatican announced that the region is a part of the Christian pilgrimage route in the world. The development work of the second phase of the project includes the establishment of two entrances to the archaeological area, in addition to planting trees and landscape on both sides of the road leading to the ancient church. The second phase includes adding guiding signs in the area, in addition to the construction of tourist rest houses in the archaeological area, a 500-meter long basalt floor from the tourist rest house to the ancient church and painting the facades of cemeteries on both sides of the road leading to the church. The Church of the Holy Virgin lies on top of Gabal “Mount” Al-Tayr, adjacent to the River Nile, in al-Minya in Middle Egypt. It is considered one of the most important places visited by the Holy Family during their Journey into Egypt. &nb...