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New Administrative Capital costs LE380 billion over 7 years, says Sisi
Egypt

New Administrative Capital costs LE380 billion over 7 years, says Sisi

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced Sunday that the New Administrative Capital project will cost roughly LE380 billion by the…
Egypt to launch building project in Sinai: Sisi
Egypt

Egypt to launch building project in Sinai: Sisi

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Saturday Egypt will in the next two to three years embark on a $5.60…
Ecuador appeals to tourists to return as earthquake hits economy
World

Ecuador appeals to tourists to return as earthquake hits economy

Almost four months after a devastating earthquake hit Ecuador, a leading government minister has appealed to tourists to return to…
CNN: Future Chinese skylines could look more uniform
Life & Style

CNN: Future Chinese skylines could look more uniform

Chinese architecture will now officially be less weird. A statement from China's State Council Sunday, says new guidelines on urban planning…
The state of urban planning and informal areas after the Egyptian Revolution
Environment

The state of urban planning and informal areas after the Egyptian Revolution

Informal areas have largely been responsible for absorbing most of Egypt’s growing urban population for the past 30 years. But…
The city that is not a city
Art news

The city that is not a city

The photographs of the fields, some romantically clouded with mist, the donkeys, the palm trees, the expanses of crops. Greens…
A history of urban development from pharaonic to the future
Archaeology

A history of urban development from pharaonic to the future

Egypt vice regal Khedive Ismail met with Ali Mubarak Pasha in 1863 to develop a blueprint for Cairo’s future. He…
On UN World Habitat Day, urban planners reflect on Cairo’s potential
Environment

On UN World Habitat Day, urban planners reflect on Cairo’s potential

On a day designated for ideas and discussions about towns and cities, urban planners discussed ways of improving Cairo at…
Another art exhibition on informal settlements hopes for change
Art news

Another art exhibition on informal settlements hopes for change

The southwest tremors of the Kalkan earthquake felt in Cairo on Monday were feeble compared to those of 1992. But…
Experimental architects build a plastic cloud for the city
Art news

Experimental architects build a plastic cloud for the city

On Wednesday evening, the railway crossing that connects the Ard al-Lewa neighborhood with Mohandiseen was crowded with curious passers-by, as…
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