CAIRO DOWNTOWN PASSAGES SIGNAGE WORKSHOP

ProgramsCAIRO DOWNTOWN PASSAGES SIGNAGE WORKSHOPYear: 2016 Location: CLUSTER Client: DEDI Scope: Workshop The signage workshop was part of CLUSTER’s ongoing Cairo Downtown Passageways project (see: http://clustercairo.org/cluster/design/cairo-downtown-passages-kodak-passage and http://passageways.clustermappinginitiative. org) towards the development of signage for CLUSTER’s planned re-design of a Downtown passageway, including passageway entrance signage, a framework for signage for the passageway interior, and…

REAL CITY LAB

ProgramsREAL CITY LABYear: 2016 Location: Berlin, Cairo, School of Fine Arts, Helwan University Client: TU-Berlin RealCityLab: Practice Orientation in Architectural Education The main objective of the RealCityLab project is to enhance the education quality, the curriculum and the teaching system of the Architecture Bachelor program of Faculty of Fine Arts in Egypt. New didactic tools…

FRENCH INSTITUTE MEDIATHEQUE

DesignFRENCH INSTITUTE MEDIATHQUEYear: 2015 Location: Mounira, Cairo Client: French Institute Egypt Scope: Interior Design The French Institute in Egypt occupies an early twentieth century palace in Mounira district, South of Downtown, housing both its administration and cultural facilities. Mediatheque (its public library) was remodelled in the 1990s adding a mezzanine floor to the spacious ground…

CIMATHEQUE

DesignCIMATHEQUEYear: 2013 Location: Adly Street, Downtown Cairo Client: Cimatheque – Film center Scope: Renovation, Development and Implementation Cimatheque is an alternative film center dedicated to celebrating the diversity, beauty and power of film from the region and beyond. Cimatheque is located in Downtown Cairo, in an important historical building with pronounced Art Deco features. In…

DOUM CULTURE HOUSE

DesignDOUM CULTURE HOUSEYear: 2012 Location: Abdeen, Cairo Client: Doum Culture Foundation Scope: Renovation and Development (Concept) As an emerging cultural foundation promoting critical thinking and literary culture, DOUM Foundation was interested in finding a location Downtown within the historical context to be re-modelled to the needs and programs of its mandate. The chosen site is…

CINEMA RIALTO

DesignCINEMA RIALTOYear: 2012 Location: Al-Fajjala, Cairo Client: Natik Awayez and Linnea Carlsson Scope: Renovation and Development (Concept) Rialto Cinema represents the peak of the film industry in Egypt in the 1930s and 40s and is located in al-Fajjala, which in the twentieth century was a middle class, culturally vibrant and ethnically mixed district. With the…