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An interview with UN special rapporteur Leilani Farha on Egypt’s approach to housing
Mostafa Mohie | Mada Masr sits down with UN special rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, Leilani Farha
Video | Exiting the Triangle
Asmaa Gaafar | A resident of one of the last buildings adjacent to the Maspero Triangle refuses to leave his home
Development ‘alternatives’ raise fear of forced relocation from Maspero Triangle
Mostafa Mohie and Waad Ahmed | Maspero Triangle residents fear state plans to develop the area will force them to “self-relocate”
Megawra: Making sure heritage is a resource, not a burden
Lara El Gibaly | An architect, a historian and a storyteller walk into a shrine…
Urban expansion further threatens Petrified Forest protectorate
Jano Charbel | What is the state doing to protect such areas from destruction?
Will the Attaba fire pave the way for a central Cairo facelift?
Heba Farouk Mahfouz | As survivors of a major fire in downtown Cairo last week take toll of the dramatic few days they lived
Architecture firm unveils glossy vision for contested Maspero Triangle
Pesha Magid | "On the banks of the river Nile, the future of Maspero burns bright.”
Creative Cities: Can downtown accommodate the many visions for its future?
Lara El Gibaly | Can the multiple visions for downtown Cairo coalesce to create more accessible, multifunctional public
Capital Cairo: A regime of graphics
Adham Selim | Four months after an extravagant announcement, the government’s plans to establish a new Egyptian
 
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Opinion
Rana Khazbak
In Egypt, there is no local government
Egypt is considered one of the most centralized countries in the world, ranking 114 out of 158 countries
Amro Ali
A frightening vision: On plans to rebuild the Alexandria Lighthouse
It's no easy feat to restore the seventh wonder of the ancient world, but then along came modern-day
 
 
News
Government to establish new community on majority of disputed Warraq Island
Chinese company signs US$20 bn agreement to build new administrative capital
Urban development researchers launch urban deprivation indicator
Egypt allocates additional land to Toshka project
Sisi sets two-year deadline for phase 1 of new capital
Environment minister green-lights contested Merryland Park project
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