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Category: Heritage

Heliopolis Archive

Project details Location: Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt Date Constructed: Since 1905's Heliopolis is one of the heritage sites in Cairo back to the early 20th Century. It contains a variety o Buildings that most of which were designed by architects from Italy, France, and others. I'm archiving Heliopolis since 2015 to discover the place through my [...]
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Port Fouad Architecture

Project details Location: Port Said, Egypt Date Constructed: 1920 Port Fouad is the Asian part of Port Said. It was built in French style, with wide squares and astonishing villas. The architecture there is considered as Colonial Revival & Craftsman. Previous Project Next Project
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UK Embassy Or Bayt Al Lurd

Project details Location: Garden City, Cairo, Egypt. Architect: R. H. Boyce Contractor: A. Huntely Date: 1882-3 One of the fastest projects I shot in 2020. I was invited to an event and I got an opportunity to take few shots for this wonderful place. The bulding history was back to 1882,  you can take a [...]
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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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Saint George Church – Khamraway

Project details Location: Shobra, Cairo, Egypt Architect: Unknown (Italian) Date Constructed: 1925   Back to the 1925, the church was completed and it was considered to be the 2nd completed church after St. Mary Church Masarra (1.6 km away from the Church)   Main Features: Interior: The Altar curtain is unique as it contains icons [...]
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Saint Mary, Lady Of Kneeling Church

About: Location: Shobra, Cairo, Egypt Constructed: 1906 Back to 1906, Notre Dame De Repentance was constructed as a Monastery for Sisters where they used to knee all the time through shifting between them in which there was kneeing all the time in front of the Alter calling God for forgiveness. The Church has architectural features [...]
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Downtown Cairo Under The Clouds – Theme 2

Project details Location: Downtown Cairo, Egypt Date Constructed: 19th-20th Century Downtown Cairo is one of the preserved heritage sites in Cairo back to the 19th Century and it was partially modeled after European Cities like Paris and Vienna at that time. It contains a variety o Buildings that most of them where designed by architects [...]
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