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Modernist Indignation: Two architects on the forgotten legacy of Sayed Karim
Mai Elwakil | Discussing visionary Egyptian architect Sayed Karim and an award-winning exhibition of his work
On Samir El Kordy: Dystopian architecture and new fantasies
Jenifer Evans | A profile of Egyptian architect Samir El Kordy.
Slums, gated communities and public space
Adham Selim | On global cultural policies and the architectural stalemate in Egypt.
What happens to the knowledge produced? On Egypt at this year’s Venice Architecture Biennale
Manar Moursi | There’s huge growth in skilled, youthful labor including architects and urbanists with no opportunities
Q&A with Cairobserver: On space and universities
Rowan El Shimi | Rowan El Shimi sits with Mohamed Elshahed to look back on the first five years of Cairobserver and talk
Egypt at Venice Architecture Biennale 2016: An open letter to the Culture Ministry
Mohamed Elshahed | Egypt can potentially present a successful exhibition, given the rich field of work undertaken here in
My city, whose responsibility?
Dina Hussein | In Azhar Park on June 15, Christine Auclair, coordinator of the World Urban Campaign, invited a group
Downtown in-betweens engage in urban development dialogue
Rowan El Shimi | Like many others, architect and urban planner Omar Nagati has a fascination with downtown Cairo. He feels
Cultural enlightenment for Cairo’s downtown futures
Marie-Jeanne Berger | Ismaelia is a consortium of Egyptian and Saudi investors: Egyptian billionaire Samih Sawiris (with a
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