Bibliotheca Alexandrina – Alexandria, Egypt
Building: Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Location: El Shatby, Alexandria 21526, Egypt
Architect: Snøhetta – Craig Dykers, Christoph Kapeller, Kjetil Thorsen
Structural Engineering: Mamdouh Hamza
General Contractors: Arab Contractors, Balfour Beatty Construction
AE Interests: Built on site of original 2000 year old Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Slender concrete interior will support a unique roof design that has no movement joints across its 16,000 square meter area.