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Stone Towers – Cairo, Egypt

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Building: Stone Towers
Location: Cairo, Egypt
Completion: 2008-TBC
Architects: Zaha Hadid Architects, Newtecnic, Seam Design
Landscape Architect: Gross.Max.
Construction: AECOM
Structural Engineers: Okoplan StrucuresAKT II
MEP: Integrated Consulting Group, Hoare Lea

AE Interests: Geometry of the building allows light to create shadows that highlight the curvature of each tower. A ripple effect is used on the North Edge while a ribboning pattern is used on the South Edge, both elements intertwine by an outdoor delta form.

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Written by Nancy Varughese

September 10, 2015 at 1:43 pm

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