Menes Office Building
Cairo, Egypt
An rectangular plan office and residential building combining two types of patios: on the floors housing offices, several patios are placed on the building's perimeter and open onto the façade in the manner of suspended gardens. The uppermost residential floor displays the same feature, with four patios - one for each flat, in the center. Air conditioning has also been introduced to complement the passive climatic control devices.

Source: Aga Khan Trust for Culture
Location
Cairo, Egypt
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Events
1985
Variant Names
Menes Office Building
Building Usages
office building/complex
commercial
apartment building
residential