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TOPIC urban planning
Asmarat: The state’s model housing for former ‘slum’ residents
Mostafa Mohie | The housing project doesn't feel like home to residents relocated from self-built housing areas
Development ‘alternatives’ raise fear of forced relocation from Maspero Triangle
Mostafa Mohie and Waad Ahmed | Maspero Triangle residents fear state plans to develop the area will force them to “self-relocate”
We walk a route from which there is no return
Sara Fakhry Ismail | The power of muscle memory: Walking as a ritual of resistance
The recurring crises of torrential rains: Who is responsible and how do we deal with it?
Mostafa Mohie | Continued flood damage raises concerns over preventative measures in place and post-crisis management
New housing project in Alexandria impresses residents, but estranges them too
Heba Afify | On the recently built Bashayer al-Kheir (Good Omens) project, which President Sisi inaugurated last week.
Finding bureaucracy a new home
Passant Rabie | Thousands of people flow in and out of downtown Cairo’s Mugamma al-Tahrir building daily, but a government
Architecture firm unveils glossy vision for contested Maspero Triangle
Pesha Magid | "On the banks of the river Nile, the future of Maspero burns bright.”
Creative Cities: Can downtown accommodate the many visions for its future?
Lara El Gibaly | Can the multiple visions for downtown Cairo coalesce to create more accessible, multifunctional public
Downtown lost or reclaimed?
Heba Afify | Downtown is not just another Cairo neighborhood. A hub for social, cultural and political activity for
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