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Interview // Yasser Elsheshtawy, UAE Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Biennale

Venice, Italy

Interviewed by Heba Najada HKZ had the chance to meet Yasser Elsheshtawy, Curator of the UAE National Pavilion at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition; la Biennale di Venezia (Venice Biennale) and Associate Professor of Architecture at UAE University since 1997.     Elsheshtawy’s academic work focuses on the city aiming to capture, describe and analyse the Read More

House with a Pyramid’s View

Cairo, Egypt

Shahira Fahmy Architects 2007 Built 837 sqm The site is at an altitude of 70m overlooking the Giza plateau of the three pyramids, which lie at an altitude of 30m. Originally the site with its hard and rocky earth was used for extraction of white stones called pharaonic stones, which were widely utilized for wall Read More