University Main Building at The New Capital by ME Architects

University Main Building

University Main Building
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The main theme of the proposed design is to create a design that adheres to the identity of Cairo’s residents.

University Main Building
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The metrics of this identity was driven from the under publishing theory of “Urban Identity Using the Six Dimensions of Urbanity”.

University Main Building
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The main building and other three buildings was designed to condensate the built-up area in certain locations.

University Main Building
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This condensation will create optimal Social, Functional, and Environmental consequences. The condensation will also give the opportunity for a green buffer, in location of the condensate buildings, to exist.

University Main Building
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The Cairo’s resident’s identity was reflected in the optimization of details that relates to smaller scale activities. The accumulation of these details created the whole.

University Main Building
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Meanings of purity, meditation, essence, and emotions were amongst the highest valued gestures. The modern shading element reflected their artistic, logical modern derivatives.

University Main Building
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Seventy percent of the designed halls were left open to match the fact that, seventy percent of the year outdoor there is no need for any mechanical cooling or heating. Source by ME Architects

University Main Building
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  • Location: Cairo, Egypt
  • Architects: ME Architects
  • Client: Cairo City
  • Site area: 15000.00 M2
  • Gross Floor area: 50000.00 M2
  • Cost: 33,000,000.00 $
  • Status: Proposal
  • Year: 2016
  • Images: Courtesy of ME Architects
University Main Building
Concept
University Main Building
Model
University Main Building
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