Tag: EG – Historic Cairo

Renovation work at historic Cairo mosque angers architects; Al Monitor

Photo: Khaled Desouki

Several Egyptian architects believe that the renovation project of Al-Hussein Mosque in Cairo’s historic district has ruined the area’s heritage and architectural aspect.

Source: Renovation work at historic Cairo mosque angers architects

Threat of demolition looms over Cairo’s historic necropolis; Marc Espanol; Al Monitor

Photo: Amir Makar

A group of architects, historians and other heritage enthusiasts have launched a campaign to safeguard the City of the Dead in the face of the government’s new infrastructure plans.

Source: Threat of demolition looms over Cairo’s historic necropolis