Al-Hossein District - Master Planning

Location: Fatimid Cairo, Egypt

Institution: School of Architecture, University of Manchester, UK

Duration: 1983-4

Services: Master Planning, Urban Design, Architecture and Landscape Design

Status: Concept Design (Bachelor’s Thesis)


Description: As part of the requirements for the Bachelor’s Degree, this project includes a special Urban Study of the area within the boundaries of historic Fatimid Cairo. It also includes the urban and traffic design of the area between Al-Hossien and Al-Azhar Mosques, and proposed a number of buildings including a cultural center housing offices for the Cairo Conservation Agency, a 222 bedroom hotel, a function hall, and a cluster of residential buildings.