Khedivial Cairo: An Evolved Metabolism

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Khedivial Cairo: An Evolved Metabolism

  1. 1. An Evolved Metabolism
  2. 2. People Now located within a city of
  3. 3. People 19th century Khedivial Cairo was planned for
  4. 4. Adaptive REUSE of The 19th century structure of urban spaces
  5. 5. 1870― Birth of Khedivial Cairo
  6. 6. “Cairo’s multifaceted, multiform appearance today is the result of an extraordinary collision between the Orient and the Occident” (Scharabi, 1989).
  7. 7. 1952― Deterioration of Khedivial Cairo
  8. 8. 2010―Endangered Khedivial Cairo
  9. 9. 2030―Sustainable Khedivial Cairo
  10. 10. The DNA of 19thcentury urbanism is recombined with a 21st century verticalized urban order that manages an unprecedented magnitude of resource flows in four novel spaces: 1) an extended Opera Mall, 2) an Ataba Square Covered Market Plaza and Flyover Gateway, 3) the Hamdi Seif Al Nasr Multiway Boulevard, and 4) the new Great Lawn of Azbakiyya Garden. These four spaces deliver new ecological services combined with the expansion of urban services towards a new sustainable Cairo.

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