Cairo Mapping: The International City of The Pharaohs | The Plan
  1. Home
  2. Magazine 2013
  3. The Plan 069 [10-2013]
  4. Cairo Mapping: The International City of The Pharaohs

Cairo Mapping: The International City of The Pharaohs

Cairo is the sixth city to be examined after Dublin, Milan, New York, Guadalajara and Istanbul.
An age-old international crossroads, this extraordinary metropolis is a melting pot of many cultural traditions, a place where history and contemporary society interweave.
As with the other cities already considered, the four maps show the distribution of the resident population, key public facilities such as hotels, restaurants and community services, public transport density, and vegetation, including parks and public gardens.
With the population of the metropolitan area nearing 20 million, Cairo is the most heavily populated of the cities studied so far.
Cairo’s citizens are crowded into a broad strip of completely flat land, as can be seen by the contour map. The city is hemmed in to the west and east by desert, which effectively blocks urban development in...

Print
15.00 €
Digital
4.49 €
Keep up with the latest trends in the architecture and design world:
I hereby declare that I have read the Privacy Policy and consent to the processing of my personal data.
Keep up with the latest trends in the architecture and design world
Don't miss the opportunity to join interesting education courses
Get a sneak peek of THE PLAN magazine and webzine contents

© Maggioli SpA • THE PLAN • Via del Pratello 8 • 40122 Bologna, Italy • T +39 051 227634 • P. IVA 02066400405 • ISSN 2499-6602 • E-ISSN 2385-2054