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Contemporary North East Africa Building Designs – Built Environment Updates

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Egyptian Architectural Projects + Key New Property Designs, alphabetical:

African Architecture Designs – chronological list

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 Cair
image courtesy of architecture office

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
image courtesy of architects

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

10 Sep 2018
Alamein Hotel, Alamein, Matrouh Governorate, Egypt – on the Mediterranean Sea,
Design: H2R
Alamein Hotel in Egypt
image courtesy of architecture office

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.

Egyptian Architecture Tours

Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza

Cairo Science City Building Design

Masterplan for New Cairo, Egypt

Nile Tower Cairo

More buildings in this 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, Africa




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New Parliament in Algeria, North Africa
Design: Bureau Architecture Méditerranée
New Algerian Parliament Building
image Courtesy architecture office

New Algerian Parliament

Disappearing Vernacular African Architecture




Aging in Africa

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