Sheikh Zayed City, Egypt, Africa
 
 
Year1995latitude: 30° 2'
longitude: 30° 58'
Period
Initiator(s)
Planning organization
Nationality initiator(s)
Designer(s) / Architect(s)
Design organization
Inhabitants233,000
Target population675,000
Town website
Town related linkshttp://www.newcities.gov.eg/english/New_Communities/Zayed/default.aspx
Literature

type of New Town: > scale of autonomy
New-Town-in-Town
Satellite
New Town
Company Town
> client
Private Corporation
Public Corporation
> policy
Capital
Decentralization
Industrialization
Resettlement
Economic
 


source: http://egyptopia.com/




source: http://egyptopia.com/




source: http://egyptopia.com/




source: http://egyptopia.com/


Sheikh Zayed City was established by presidential decree (325/1995). It is located near the Pyramids and it is 38 Km far from Cairo downtown. The total area of the city is 10.4 thousand acres
The total number of housing units is 72942 of which 15000 implemented by New Urban Communities Authority and 58000 implemented by private sector.

source: http://www.newcities.gov.eg/

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