Posts Tagged ‘Architecture’

VIDEO: Activists protest building demolitions in Alexandria

Dozens of cultural activists, urban planners and others concerned with Alexandria’s urban heritage gathered in front of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina on Wednesday to send a clear message to the newly-appointed governor of Alexandria of their demands that architectural heritage sites be protected, and that illegal building in the coastal city is stopped.

Downtown Cairo Viennoise Mahmoud Bassiouny

Downtown Cairo’s urban regeneration looks to its artists

Downtown Cairo’s urban heritage is undeniable, but with decades of deterioration, can artists play a meaningful role in its regeneration? — Published in Ahram Online. —— The Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (D-CAF) starting this weekend is not merely an opportunity to catch a few shows and indulge in culture from all over the world, but […]