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Louvre Abu Dhabi

Project details Location: Saadiyat Cultural District, Abu Dhabi, UAE Architect: Ateliers Jean Nouvel Date Constructed: 2017 One of the personal projects I shot. It's so large that a whole day shooting it wasn't enough in addition to the beautiful-minimalist details in every part of it, I tried using different techniques in photographing it to show [...]
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Saint Mary Church – Garden City

Project details Location: Garden City, Cairo Date Constructed: 1973 - 1976 St Mary’s Church in Faggala is a coptic orthodox church in Cairo. It's architectural style is considered as one of the Modern Style for the coptic churches in Egypt. It's also considered as one of the earliest coptic churches that contain no columns inside. [...]
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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Project details Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE. Architect: Yusef Abdelki of Halcrow Group Area: 121,800 m². Date Constructed: 1996-2007 One of the personal projects I shot in 2018. It’s so large that a whole day shooting it wasn’t enough in addition to the beautiful-minimalist details in every part of it, I tried using different techniques in photographing it to show my [...]
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Sheikh Zayed Bridge

Project details Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects Date Constructed: 1997-2010 Height: 64m "Designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, the bridge consists of concrete strands that gather on one shore, flowing across to the adjacent shore in a sculptural waveform. Named after the country's former president Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the 842m bridge connects the mainland to the island of [...]
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Al-Bahar Towers

Project details Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE Architect: Aedas Associated Architect: Diar Consult Engineer: ARUP Construction: Al Futtaim Carillion Date Constructed: 2012 Height: 145m "The tower’s innovative dynamic façade opens and closes in response to the movement of the sun, reducing solar gain by more than 50 percent, creating a more comfortable internal environment for occupants [...]
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The Opus

Project details Location: Dubai, UAE. Architects: Zaha Hadid Architects Area: 284345 m² Owner: Omniyat Properties LLC Date Constructed: 2019. _ One of the personal projects I shot at the end of 2018. The project was still construction. I tried to captured the building in different angles and have some shots stitched together. The main challenge was to shoot the [...]
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Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Project details Location: Alexandria, Egypt Architect: Snohetta  Date Constructed: 2001 "From the shoreline, the library appears as a disc-shaped volume one hundred-sixty meters in diameter, tilted forward toward the water in the shape of a wedge. The architects intended the pure geometry of the circular plan to "recall the cyclical nature of knowledge, fluid throughout [...]
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Saint Barbara Church

Project details Location: Ash Sharabiyah, Cairo, Egypt Date Constructed: April 1943 The church was built in 1943 and its considered as the second coptic church to be built in this district "Ash Sharabiyah" Main Features: Interior: The Altar curtain is so simple that contains icons without any decoration, seems like it was inspired by the [...]
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Saint Mary Church – Faggala

Project details Location: Faggala, Cairo Date Constructed: 1884 "St Mary’s Church in Faggala is one of the oldest churches in Cairo. Faggala was given its current name because its land was famous for figl, Arabic for radishes." "In Khedive Ismaïl’s time, many wealthy Copts bought land in Faggala on which the palaces of that earlier [...]
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