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Friday, April 29 2022 - 01:36
Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture to design first project in Egypt's New Administrative Capital
CAIRO, April 28, 2022 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

World-renowned architect Adrian Smith along with his partners Gordon Gill and 
Robert Forest, representing their international design firm, Adrian Smith + 
Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG Architecture), will design their first project 
in Egypt's New Administrative Capital (NAC) together with their partner, Magnom 
Properties, the newly established real estate arm of the Saudi Rawabi Holding.

This was announced following a meeting of Adrian Smith with Dr Mostafa Madbouly 
the Prime Minister of Egypt and top Egyptian officials. He also toured various 
developments including the NAC, which is set to be the new administrative and 
financial capital of the country.

AS+GG Architecture is exploring the possibility of working on additional 
projects in the country including the design of an upcoming project at NAC.

Adrian Smith feted the scale of construction and achievements at NAC, adding 
that Egypt has captivated the world with its forward-thinking approach and 
extensive knowledge, which has left a strong impression on people across the 

He said, "We are looking forward to our partnership with Magnom Properties to 
develop yet another architectural marvel at NAC. The new mega projects at NAC 
will play a major role in shaping the future of the Capital to be more 
people-centric by adopting the highest standards of sustainability, underlining 
the need to achieve carbon neutrality as a strategic priority."

As part of the tour, the team visited the site of the Iconic Tower, a 
skyscraper anchoring the Capital, set to be the tallest building in Africa when 

Over the last few years, Egypt has designed and developed an urban Capital that 
serves the needs of the community. The development features residential 
neighbourhoods to educational and religious institutions and medical 
facilities, in addition to having the largest park in the world.

The urban designs are unique in their modern outlook maintaining the rich 
cultural heritage of Egypt at the same time. The New Administrative Capital 
provides all the necessary services, hence offering a model for future cities.

Today, architects such as AS+GG Architects, are more invested in the 
human-centric experience, and design concepts take into consideration the 
relationship between structures and people's needs. This will reflect in the 
new design by the company.

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Source: Magnom Properties