Posts Tagged ‘Buildings. Urban Planning’

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Q&A with Cairobserver: On space and universities

Since its launch in 2011, Cairobserver has become a go-to place for laypeople (not to mention academics) to read about, discover and discuss not just the city’s architecture, but its culture and urban environment. Initially its articles were largely in English, mostly authored by its founder and the one-man show behind the site: Mohamed Elshahed. […]

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.