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Egyptian Architecture Tours

Cairo Architecture Guides – Exclusive City Trips tailor made for groups visiting Egypt

post updated 3 Mar 2020

Egyptian Architectural Tours

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Pyramids architecture in Egypt

Egyptian Architecture Tour: Exclusive Guided Group / Office Trips – Introduction
Alternatively you can book your guided tours with e-architect – we have architectural tour guides in most of the key cities across the World.

Book your city guide on +44 1620 825722 / isabelle(at)e-architect.com

Our Egyptian guided tours are all tailored to suit each booking we do not allow for bookings to be joined. Our guided tours in the Nile Valley are all exclusive to each client.

Pyramids architecture in Egypt - Egyptian Architecture Tours

Should you be planning a conference, an office trip, or university trip in Cairo or the Nile Valley please contact us and we would be happy to take your booking.

Original hunting lodge of Khedive Ismail that is now a hotel and located next to the pyramids:
hunting lodge of Khedive Ismail Egyptian Architecture Tours

hotel in hunting lodge of Khedive Ismail Egypt Architecture Tours

Egypt hotel in hunting lodge of Khedive Ismail Egyptian Building Tours

The tours from e-architect are focused on contemporary architecture in the Egyptian capital, Cairo.

If you are interested in the famous historic monuments of The Pyramids then we can provide bolt-on tour guides, offering a full value package inclusive of a professional Egyptologist, good quality accommodation and private air-conditioned transportation.

The Great Sphinx of Giza is a limestone statue of a reclining sphinx, a mythical creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human:
Pyramids architecture in Egypt

Egyptian pyramids at Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo:
Pyramids architecture in Egypt

Key architects who have designed buildings in the Egypt include Snohetta Architects (Oslo), Hamza Associates and Shahira H. Fahmy Architects. Zaha Hadid Architects have produced building designs for Cairo but nothing has been built at the time of writing (2017).

Nubian Village architecture in Egypt:
Nubian Village architecture in Egypt

Egyptian Walking Tours

Egyptian Architecture Tours can focus on contemporary buildings, older buildings or a mix of both. The Egyptian Architecture Tour is typically an introduction to the country’s main buildings but it can be tailored to your group’s particular areas of interest.

The Pyramid of Khufu at Giza, the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still in existence:
Pyramids Architecture Egypt Tours

Pyramids Architecture Egypt Guide

For Tours of Egypt we can provide a basic outline of types and areas of Egyptian buildings. We can provide information on the key areas and building types up to a year ahead of Egyptian Architecture Tours.

Pyramids Egyptian Architecture Tours

A group of architects interested in (for example) innovative Cairo housing or office buildings could be provided with tailored information allowing a tour programme to be agreed prior to their visit to Egypt.

The Pyramid of Khufu at Giza is the largest Egyptian pyramid:
Pyramids Egypt Architecture Tours

Egyptian Architecture Tours

Visitors are usually met at the starting point of their Egyptian walking tour or by special request from the airport or their hotel.

The Pyramid of Khufu, Giza:
Egypt Pyramids guides

Egypt Pyramids architecture guides

Most photos of The Pyramids focus on the three largest, namely the Pyramid of Menkaure, the Pyramid of Khafre and the Great Pyramid of Khufu. However 118 Egyptian pyramids have been identified as of November 2008.

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Egyptian Walking Tours

Contact Isabelle Lomholt to arrange your Egypt architecture tour at isabelle(at)e-architect.com or mob. +44 (0)7952 149814

Architecture Tours

e-architect also organise architecture walking tours in other cities such as Athens, Rome, Barcelona, New York, Jerusalem, Dubai and New Delhi.

Architecture Tours

Location: Cairo, Egypt, North East Africa

Egypt Architecture

Contemporary North East Africa Architectural Projects

Egyptian Architecture Designs – chronological list

Egyptian Architecture – Selection

Cairo Science City Competition
Design: WestonWilliamson+Partners, Architects
Cairo Science City International Architectural Competition winning design
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Cairo Science City Competition

Bibliotheca Alexandrina / Alexandria Library
Design: Snohetta Architecture with Hamza Associates
, Cairo
Alexandria Library Egypt
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Alexandria Library Egypt : open international design competition winners, 1989

Cairo Expo City Competition
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
Cairo Expo City Buildings
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Cairo Expo City

Masterplan for New Cairo
Architects: Keppie Design
New Cairo architectural design
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Cairo Expo City Competition

Officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia, via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula. It is the world’s only contiguous Eurafrasian nation. Most of Egypt’s territory of 1,010,408 square kilometres (390,000 sq mi) lies within the Nile Valley. Egypt is a Mediterranean country.
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Stone Towers, Cairo
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
Stone Towers Cairo
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Stone Towers Cairo

Grand Museum of Egypt, Cairo
Design: Heneghan Peng Architects
Grand Museum of Egypt
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Grand Museum of Egypt

African Buildings

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