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Egyptian Embassy in Kuwait

R E Q U I R E D: Urban Development, Architectural

Y E A R: 2009

C L I E N T: Ministry Of Foreign Affairs, Egyptian Building Fund Authority (E.B.F.A)

This project reflects Egypt’s international image, the main concept of the project is to achieve principle of transparency and expressing a spirit of the modern concept through a sense of the Egyptian environment enclosing with elements of nature, such as water and green areas. In addition to the use of advanced technology in all the components of the project, in order for this building to become a hallmark within its surrounding area.

CONCEPT

SUSTAINABILITY, It’s one of the most important principles that had been put into consideration in the design to merge the building with water elements and green areas, indoor and outdoor.

GLOBALIZATION, using the advanced technology in the construction, electromechanical and computerized systems will eventually lead to facilitating missions of the employees and citizens. In addition, this will definitely make a well great control.

Also the way of designing the space following the statement of Less is More, Minimalist as a global design theory.

CONNECTIVITY, the design will be applied through the main significance achieved by the Egyptian Embassy worldwide through transparency of the mirrored elevations designed within the building… On the other hand, all suitable ways of connections would be available among employees and visitors, whether for official daily treatments or certain occasions.

Site & Location:

Since it's located on a main road, this was the main concept in relocating the new building with the direction of the road. Also it gives more efficiency in orientation.  

Facades mesh:

Sun block mesh used in the building with contemporary Egyptian language .

This mesh gives the project some advantages as:

Energy saving

It will provide an energy saving control along with the region's high temperature. And by integrating these techniques within the mold of the Egyptian form for the realization of the principle of global and local at the same time. Figure 5

Privacy

It gives the privacy needed for such unique projects, its transparent for indoor users and seems solid from outdoor 

Branding

It gives the building a brand and character identity through the whole campus.

Also, it will provide an energy saving control along with the region's high temperature. And by integrating these techniques within the mold of the Egyptian form for the realization of the principle of global and local at the same time.

GREEN – GLOBAL – CONNECTED –TRANSPARENT

 

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