Architecture

Up close with Studio Marco Piva, an Italian architectural firm leaving behind a powerful impact
Features/Interviews

Up close with Studio Marco Piva, an Italian architectural firm leaving behind a powerful impact

Italy’s second-most populous city Milano is home to the remarkable Studio Marco Piva, an architectural design firm aiming to foster…
Photos – Gezira House: first building in Zamalek to restore its splendor after 111 years
Egypt

Photos – Gezira House: first building in Zamalek to restore its splendor after 111 years

In the heart of the island of Zamalek, with its urban features linked to one of Egypt’s architectural renaissance periods,…
Daily Mail lists the Great Pyramid, Luxor Temple among the world’s most beautiful buildings
Archaeology

Daily Mail lists the Great Pyramid, Luxor Temple among the world’s most beautiful buildings

The English newspaper Daily Mail has listed the Great Pyramid in Giza and Upper Egypt’s Luxor Temple in its list…
Shopkeepers in downtown Cairo told to alter signs or remove them
Egypt

Shopkeepers in downtown Cairo told to alter signs or remove them

Local authorities in Cairo have called on shopkeepers in downtown to alter their shop signs to match the city’s standards…
Wakala al-Sultan Qaytbay complex to become heritage hotel at LE100 mn cost
Archaeology

Wakala al-Sultan Qaytbay complex to become heritage hotel at LE100 mn cost

The Tourism and Antiquities Ministry’s Historic Cairo General Directorate has announced the first restoration project for Wakala al-Sultan Qaytbay complex…
Photo tour: Luxurious boutique hotel in Gouna transports guests back in time
Life & Style

Photo tour: Luxurious boutique hotel in Gouna transports guests back in time

“La Maison Bleue”, a boutique hotel located in Egypt’s Red Sea resort town Gouna, is a prime example of hotels…
Meet Thailand’s secret weapon in climate change battle
World

Meet Thailand’s secret weapon in climate change battle

Bangkok’s future hangs in the balance. Rising sea levels, unchecked development, groundwater extraction, and rapid urban population growth has left…
Giant art project transforms East German housing blocks
World

Giant art project transforms East German housing blocks

An enduring reminder of the communist era, the vast, concrete “Plattenbau” tower blocks that surround cities in eastern Germany are…
Photos: Alexandria Opera House: A unique architectural heritage embodying the glory of the theater
Culture

Photos: Alexandria Opera House: A unique architectural heritage embodying the glory of the theater

“One of the most outstanding buildings in Lower Egypt and one of Alexandria’s architectural treasures,” said archaeologist Ahmed Abdel Fattah describing…
150 state historic buildings to be revamped by private sector
Egypt

150 state historic buildings to be revamped by private sector

Egypt’s Minister of Public Enterprise Hesham Tawfik officially stated on Tuesday that the government is currently setting a plan to…
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