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the results of the Young Egyptian Architects Competition 2021 Third prize ALIVE

GROUP CODE: H-1293 Location: Helwan Team: Moataz Mohamed Hassanein - Israa Mohamed Abdel Fattah - Fatima Wafeeq Zakaria - Moamena Mohamed Mahmoud - Maram Ali Mohamed        Humans Health is the extent of an individual’s continuing physical, emotional, mental, and social ability to cope with his or her environment. In the last centuries due to human actions, there has been a lot of climatic changes, pollution, diseases that lead to the emersion of epidemics and recently the appearance of the pandemic Covid-19 that made radical changes to our lives as humans.      Our vision is to create a project to be a turning point in Egypt that includes different activities that can be practiced comfortably and to achieve flexibility within small spaces in coronavirus era.      The aim of our project design is to create environments that stimulates the mind in order to provide pleasure, creativity, relaxation and enjoyment.                Determination of the reasons of site selection and putting social and environmental studies into consideration while developing the project.        The criteria on which the site was selected was the extent of the Coronavirus Spread, the availability of building materials, the type of users, the place identity, and its connectivity. Therefore, we chose...

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the results of the Young Egyptian Architects Competition 2021 Second Prize Fenaa’ 50 shades of Legacy – Windows on Egypt.

   Location : Giza Rural areas Team : Samer Mohamed Adel El Sayary Code: H-1066 The design Concept : The new design concept is a new approach to express myriad and vast cultural spectrum of Egyptian identities by designing a neutral white minimal house with one big vertical courtyard window capturing views of Egyptian land scenery reflecting the core intangible and hidden values of local societies with the high flexibility and adaptability to any local culture and to the changing Egyptian family needs. Adaptability and flexibility is a key element also in the new design where it was found that most Egyptian family’s needs are changing by time and in need of more space. The solution was in creating a multi-use space on the ground floor with big storage units to store the furniture and hence the plan could be multi-used as required. The Egyptian rural area suffers a non-healthy housing problems with extreme poverty levels, the new design intended to solve those urgent issues with promoting the social values. Also in response to the United nations sustainability goals that were integrated into the design criteria to Build a cultural habitat with community and for community. The environmental agenda was also studied to push the boundaries of regular sustainability to a new level of self-sufficiency with goal of creating a Zero-energy house producing its own water and food. The environmental approach was based upon standing on the...

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the results of the Young Egyptian Architects Competition 2021 VERTICAL SCHOOL RE-IDENTIFYING THE MEANING OF SCHOOLS

MODULAR - VERTICAL SCHOOL RE-IDENTIFYING THE MEANING OF SCHOOLS AFTER THE COVID-19 Location: Faisal - Giza Architect: Islam Ehab Code: E-1111 PROJECT : A VERTICAL SCHOOL THAT PROVIDES LIMITLESS ROUTE FOR KEEPING DISTANCE. CONSIDERING THE SMALL BUILDING AREA AND THE NEED OF IMPLEMENTATION OF MORE MULTI- FUNCTIONAL SPACES. THE CONCEPT OF MODULARITY WAS USED, TO ENRICH MORE FROM THE FUNCTIONS OF THE ARCHITECTURAL SPACES. BY CREATING A MODULAR SYSTEM AROUND A UNIT THAT GROWS VERTICALLY, OFFERS A GREAT AMOUNT OF FLEXIBILITY, AUTONOMY AND DIFFERENT TYPES OF EXPERIENCES. THE HOLES TIC ARE FORMED BY DUPLICATING THESE UNITS UPWARDS AND CONNECTING THEM BY A STAIRCASE THAT REDEFINES THE MOVEMENT. THE DIFFERENT MODULES ALLOW THE OPPORTUNITY FOR A NEW METHOD OF LEARNING BY HAVING DIFFERENT METHODS THAT PUSHED EVEN FURTHER THE TRADITIONAL BOUNDARIES OF THE WORKPLACE. THESE SEGREGATED VERTICAL TOPOGRAPHIES CREATE VARIETY OF SPATIAL EXPERIENCES AND INHABITABLE SPACES. THE FORM OFFERS A GREAT AMOUNT OF FLEXIBILITY, AUTONMY AND DIFFERENT TYPES OF EXPERIENCES. THE HOLESTIC FORM IS FORMED BY DUPLICATING THESE UNITS UPWARDS AND CONNECTING THEM BY A STAIRCASE THAT RE-DIFINES THE MOVEMENT. THE DIFFERENT MODULES ALLOW THE OPPORTIOUNITY FOR A NEW METHOD OF LEARNING BY HAVING DIFFERENT METHODS THAT PUSHED EVEN FURTHER THE TRADITIONAL BOUNDRIES OF THE WORKPLACE. THE UNITS ARE EACH BROKEN DOWN TO SMALL DESTINCTIVE ZONES AND EACH IS EXPRESSED INDIVIDUALLY ON THE FACADES. THE INDIVIDUAL PRIMARY...

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Young Egyptian Architects Competition 2021Frist prize Soaffld Educational Hub Center

Location : Ezbiet Al safieh, Cairo Code : e 1320 Team: Al Hussien Bin Ali Fawzy – Alaa Hamed Mohmmed Fawaz – Alaa Hassan Mohmmed – Hagar Gamal Introduction As the world is slowly reopening post Covid 19, easing lockdown measures, everyone is adapting to new realities. Imposing drastic adjustments to our lives, the coronavirus has introduced a new “normal”, changing our perceptions and altering our priorities. Driven towards questioning and evaluating our environment, we are constantly reacting and anticipating a relatively unknown future. The new restrictions placed on society have been a catalyst to rethink much of what we take for granted in the built environment. The way the world has adapted to this new lifestyle may forecast new normals following the COVID-19 outbreak. It is evident that we cannot return to the world as it was before. One of the strongest messages in the attached report is that our common humanity necessitates global solidarity. We cannot accept the levels of inequality that have been permitted to emerge on our shared countery. It is particularly important that the world supports developing countries with investment in 21st century education infrastructures; this will require the mobilization of resources and support from developed countries, in particular with debt cancellation, restructuring, and new financing. The magnitude of this challenge is clearly evident with regard to the digital divide in Africa. F...

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