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Reviving Egypt’s Postcards, at 10 Mahmoud Bassiouny

Project Postcard, a simple yet appealing initiative set to redefine postcards of Egypt. The eye-catching project is a product of conversations between Gino Kamal, Hoda El Sherif and Heba Nawara of Egyptian art & culture studio 10 Mahmoud Bassiouny in Cairo. They discovered that by conducting a simple Google image search for keywords “Egypt postcards“, results returned very traditional types of postcards with prints of pharaohs, pyramids, and museums; stereotypes that -according to them- do not represent today’s Egypt anymore.

Crystal Cathedral in Orange County by Philip Johnson and John Burgee

Guest Post by Hatem Wagih | A building in the name of God, This is how History Channel documented this Church, the  Crystal Cathedral designed by American Institute of Architects’ gold-medal winner, Philip Johnson, with his partner, John Burgee, Johnson has called the Crystal Cathedral his “capo lavoro”…the crowning achievement of his career…a dream fulfilled.

A Trip to Kenya

This is a guest post by: Cherine Chart I consider myself lucky to have had the chance to take part in one of the most fulfilling experiences ever. I am writing this article after having spent a month in Kenya on a mission trip aiming to reach out to various social groups: street children, boarding school kids, youth, abused women, mentally & physically disabled, etc. Our work was mainly focused on two cities: Nairobi and Naivasha, and I am pleased to share with you some of my personal observations. In a social context, the thing that struck me the most… Read more »

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