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Contemporary North East Africa Building Designs – Built Environment Updates

post updated 14 October 2021

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14 Oct 2021
ES Office, New Capital
Architect: Abdelhamid Ezzat
Net Zero Office Building New Capital
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Net Zero Office Building, New Capital
ES office building is designed to be part of its local and citywide environment and to make a responsible contribution globally, Abdelhamid Ezzat hope it will set the standard for office design that is Net Zero Carbon and achieves the wellbeing of its occupants at the fore. We are looking forward to bringing it to fruition.

10 Jan 2021
Living Pedestrian Bridge Over The Nile, Cairo,
Architects: Ali Khaled Elewa, Mostafa Ahmed Zakaria, Sherif Khaled Abdelkhaleq, Hoda Essam Abdelmawla and Ebtisam Elgizawy
Living Ledestrian Bridge Nile Cairo
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Living Pedestrian Bridge Over The Nile
Five Egyptian architects won Rifat Chadirji Prize 2020. Tamayouz Excellence Award has announced the winners of its Rifat Chadirji Prize 2020, an annual thematic prize named after the prolific Iraqi architect and academic Dr. Rifat Chadirji, is a thematic international prize that seeks designs responding to local challenges.

11 Sep 2020
Magdi Yacoub Global Heart Centre, Cairo
Architects: Foster + Partners
Magdi Yacoub Global Heart Centre Cairo
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Magdi Yacoub Global Heart Centre Cairo
Construction has started on the newest outpost of the Aswan Heart Centre founded by renowned Egyptian surgeon Sir Magdi Yacoub and provides free state-of-the-art treatment for the people of Egypt and beyond, in particular those in sub-Saharan Africa.

21 Aug 2020
Ta’et Nour Mixed-Use Development, Assiut
Ta’et Nour Mixed-Use Development in Assiut

26 Mar 2020
A message from Egyptian architects\artists to the whole world
A Response for Global Crisis: Interactive Installation Artwork
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Coronavirus Impact on Property Market Article
ARCH+ART, a group of Egyptian architects and visual artists, has revealed their project: “A response to global crisis”, to highlight the role of both art and architecture in raising the social awareness, towards global issues facing the world.

22 Jan 2019
Getty Conservation Institute Completes Work at the Tomb of Tutankhamen
The Getty Conservation Institute and Egyptian authorities carried out the most thorough study and conservation of the tomb since its discovery by Howard Carter in 1922:
Tomb of Tutankhamen Conservation and Management

21 Jan 2019
Edge Innovation Center, Cairo
Architects: YLAB Arquitectos
Edge Innovation Center Building in Cairo - Egyptian Architecture News
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Edge Innovation Center Building in Cairo
The project consists of the interior design of the Edge Innovation Center, a new aspirational and status business destination in Egypt. It is located in Giza’s Galleria40, a brand new retail and business complex.

18 Jan 2019
Iconic Tower Building

Possibly to be the “tallest building” in Africa, at 390 metres tall, way higher than the current title holder.

The skyscraper is located in Egypt’s new administrative capital 45 km east of Cairo.

Initial work on the ‘Iconic Tower’ is due to start in March 2019.

Iconic Tower Building Egypt
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Construction will be by Egyptian construction companies in collaboration with China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC).

The Carlton Centre in Johannesburg is the tallest building in Africa – since 1973 – at 223 metres high.

However there is competition for the title of tallest building in Africa:

Also, the BMCE Bank of Africa Tower in Rabat, Morocco, is also competing for Africa’s tallest building. At 250 meters high, with 55 floors, and covering an area of 86,000 sqm.

Kenya is building The Pinnacle Towers, 213m high over 70 floors. The complex is by Dubai-based developers. The development includes a 45-floor Hilton Hotel, 20 floors of offices, 200 residences, 3-floor basement parking, gaming zone, 3-floor luxury mall, helipad and Africa’s highest viewing deck.

Also in Egypt, The Nile Tower designed by the late architect Zaha Hadid is due to also be 70 storeys high.

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North East Africa Architectural Projects + Key New Property Designs, alphabetical:

Egyptian Architecture Designs – chronological list

Alamein Hotel, Alamein, Matrouh Governorate, Egypt – on the Mediterranean Sea
Design: H2R
Alamein Hotel in Egypt - Egyptian Architecture News
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Alamein Hotel Building in Egypt
The design team remodeled the 1960’s Mediterranean beach hub’s interiors creating a serene escape injected with premium furnishings to elevate the hotel stay experience.

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Bespoke architectural travel in the River Nile valley by e-architect:
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Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza
Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza

Cairo Science City Building Design
Cairo Science City Building Design

Masterplan for New Cairo, Egypt

Nile Tower, Cairo
Egyptian Tower Building
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Nile Tower Cairo

More buildings in this North African country:

Alexandria Hospitals

Alexandria Library

Cairo Expo City Competition

Grand Egyptian Museum

Grand Egyptian Museum Cairo

Great Egyptian Museum Design

Pyramids Heights House

Ramses Square

Sheta House Cairo

Stone Towers Cairo

Location: Egypt, North East Africa

Architecture in Africa

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African Houses

African Office Buildings

New Parliament in Algeria, North Africa
Design: Bureau Architecture Méditerranée
New Algerian Parliament Building
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New Algerian Parliament

Disappearing Vernacular African Architecture

Aging in Africa

African Architecture

Travel to Egypt Pyramids

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