Megawra - Built Environment Collective

Areas of Focus:
Address: 2 Darb al-Shaykh Khalil, beside Sabil Umm ‘Abbas, off Saliba St., al-Khalifa., Cairo,
Date of Establishment: 2011
Phone: (+20) 22911743 & (+2) 01067021656
Public Hours:
Daily 2:00 TO 11:00 PM, except Fridays

Mission Statement

Megawra – BEC is a twinship between Megawra, a non-profit architectural office specialising in conservation and heritage management, and the Built Environment Collective, an NGO specialising in place-based cultural and urban development. They partner to run Athar Lina, an initiative working in Historic Cairo within a mandate of heritage as a driver for development. Athar Lina works in al-Khalifa in an integrated participatory manner on heritage conservation and adaptive reuse, heritage education, and on socio-economic empowerment through heritage industries and urban regeneration linked to environmental sustainability. 



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