Books

Abdelaal, Amr, et al. “Centralised urban governance in the Greater Cairo City Region: A critical understanding of key challenges and responses.” Refractions of the National, the Popular and the Global in African Cities: 41.

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Ashour, S., and B. Braker. “Private Initiatives versus State Interventions in Downtown Cairo: An On-Going Debate Questioning the Sustainability of Newly Pedestrianized Streets. The Cases of Kodak and Al-Alfi Passageways.” Sustainable Development and Social Responsibility—Volume 1. Springer, Cham, 2020. 131-147.

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Nagati, Omar, and Beth Stryker. “Formal-informal interface: Comparative analysis between three Egyptian cities.” Reframing the Urban Challenge in Africa. Routledge, 2020. 42-81.

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Journals

“Reclaiming Space: Interview with Omar Nagati.” In Makan: Culture & Space. Vol 1. Informal Utopias. Pp. 66-71. Tangier: Think Tanger, 2020.

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Elhady, Nabeel, and Omar Nagati. “When Revolution Meets Design Studio: Initiating academic debate on “a new urban order”.” Égypte/Monde arabe 11 (2014): 267-282.

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Elshahed, Mohamed. “The prospects of gentrification in downtown Cairo: artists, private investment and the neglectful state.” Global Gentrifications: Uneven development and displacement 121 (2015).

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Ibrahim, Kareem. “Post-Revolutionary Urban Egypt: A New Mode of Practice?.” Égypte/Monde arabe 11 (2014): 237-266.

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Nagati, Omar, and Noheir Elgendy. “Ard-al-Liwa Park Project: Towards a New Urban Order and Mode of Professional Practice.” Planum. The Journal of Urbanism 1.26 (2013): 1-10.

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Nagati, Omar. “Engaging Public Space in Cairo.” In Creativity, Culture, Capital: Impact investing in the global creative economy.” Creativity Culture, Capital. Pages 31-36. (2021)

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Panetta, Claire. “An ‘alternative framework for development:’state-citizen relations, urban revitalization, and Downtown Cairo’s passageways.” International Journal of Heritage Studies 25.9 (2019): 926-942.

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Conference Papers

Kamvasinou, K. and Akl, A. “Alternative Urbanism in the Historic City Centre: A Transnational Perspective on Theory and Practice.” Alternative Urbanism in the Historic City Centre: A Transnational Perspective on Theory and Practice. AESOP Annual Congress Venice 2019. IUAV Venice, Italy 09 – 13 Jul 2019 Universita IUAV di Venezia. Pages 3237-3248. (2019).

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Nafeh, Nada et al. “[In]formal Pattern Language A Guide to Handmade Improvitecture © in Cairo.” CUI ’15 / III. International Contemporary Urban Issues Conference Proceedings November 19-21, 2015, İstanbul. 284 – 294. (2015)

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Nagati, Omar and Noheir Elgendy. “Ard-al-Liwa Park Project: Towards a New Urban Order and Mode of Professional Practice.” Cities to Be Tamed? Standards and Alternatives in the Transformation of the Urban South, Conference Proceedings. Milan, 15-17 November 2012 Planum, The Journal of Urbanism, no. 26, vol. 1., (2013)

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Radwan, Ahmed H. and A Morsi. “The Role of International Exposure in Urban Design Education ‘Case Study of Real City Lab’.” Proceedings of INTED2018 Conference 5th-7th March 2018, Valencia, Spain. (2018).

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Ph.D.s, Masters, Bachelors

Abbas, Ebtihal Mohamed Zakaria Rashad. Paradigms of Development in Cairo Mobilization Patterns of Civil Society Organisations. A Thesis submitted in the Partial Fulfillment for the Requirement of the Degree of Master of Science in Integrated Urbanism and Sustainable Design. Ain Shams University and University of Stuttgart. (2013).

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Abdallah, Dina Alaa Ali. Sidewalks informality: Impacts of transgressive informal practices on people’s perceived walkability. The case of Downtown, Cairo in time of a pandemic. A Thesis submitted in the Partial Fulfillment for the Requirement of the Degree of Master of Science in Integrated Urbanism and Sustainable Design. Ain Shams University. (2020).

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Ahmed, Morsi. Through the Tide: Adaptive Reuse, Creative Industries, and the Politics of Arts-Led Redevelopment in Downtown Cairo. Thesis for: Master of Science in Architectural Design and History Advisor: Carolina Pacchi. (2020).

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Assala, Ahmad, Kadry. Whose City? New Urban Orders For Better Democratic Public Spaces In Egypt. (Unpublished Master’s Thesis). Bauhaus University Weimar, Weimar, Germany. (2017).

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Awatta, Hajer. “Whose Downtown is it Anyway? The Urban Transformation of Downtown Cairo between State and Non-State Stakeholders.” Masters Thesis submitted to The Department of Sustainable Development The American University in Cairo. In Partial Fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Masters of Science in Sustainable Development. Under the Supervision of Dr. Khaled Abdelhalim, Dr. Mona Abaza. (May 2015).

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Aziz, Hellen. Towards Good Governance for Street Markets in Egypt: Case Studies, Benchmarks, Recommendations. A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Urban Development at the Technical University of Berlin. Under the Supervision of Prof. Dr. Uwe-Jens Walther, M.Sc. Paulus Alphonsus van der Kuil, Dr. Eng. Hassan El Mouelhi. (2020).

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El Ghandour, Sahar. Towards More Pedestrian-Friendly Streets in Cairo. A Thesis Submitted to the Public Policy and Administration Department. In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Public Administration. The American University. (2016).

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Elhakim, Karim. Urban Development in Cairo: A potential role-model for the Smart-City of the Poor? A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Public Policy. (2014).

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Hassan, Sara. MAFTO7 – öffentlicher Raum in Kairo. Ausgeführt zum Zwecke der Erlangung des akademischen Grades einer Diplom-Ingenieurin unter der Leitung von: Univ.Ass.Dr. Ingrid Manka. (2015).

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Meijer, Martha Maria. The Rooftop, Downtown, Cairo. Negotiating alternative urbanities: liminal space as urban opportunity. Master’s dissertation submitted in order to obtain the academic degree of Master of Science in de ingenieurswetenschappen: architectuur. (2018).

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