Publication Details

Cairo Architectural Heritage, 19th and 20th Century Architectural Heritage of the Downtwon area

Language : En

Cairo Architectural Heritage, 19th and 20th Century Architectural Heritage of the Downtwon area. CD-ROM. Giza: Bibliotheca Alexandrina. National Center for Documentation of Cultural and Natural Heritage (CULTNAT), 2005.

Subject :
Architecture -- Egypt -- Cairo -- 19th century
Architecture -- Egypt -- Cairo -- 20th century

A user-friendly CD in which the nineteenth and twentieth century architectural heritage of Downtown Cairo has been documented, in a bilingual Geographic Information System (GIS) of over 500 buildings, with an easy to browse database displaying information, actual and old photographs, and historic maps; in addition to 7 panoramic shots of interesting squares and major intersections, a bibliographic list of suggested readings and a section of the city's history entitled 'Cairo in few words'.