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The Gate Residence – Cairo, Egypt

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Building: The Gate Residence
Location: Cairo, Egypt
Completion: 2015- 2019
Architect: Vincent Callebaut
Project Manager: Hill International

AE Interests: Callebaut has designed this coral reef inspired building to be a role model for green sustainable architecture in Cairo. A solar roof paneling and facades in the form of fish gills provides shadow in optimal areas in order to decrease mechanical ventilation. LEED gold plus certification.

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Written by Nancy Varughese

September 10, 2015 at 1:49 pm

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