Egypt Plans to Build a 200-Meter-Tall Pyramid Skyscraper

Egypt’s Minister of Housing Moustafa Madbouly has revealed plans to build the nation’s tallest tower in Cairo. The pyramid-like Zayed Crystal Spark tower will top out at 200-meters (656-feet) and occupy a 798,000-square-meter parcel in the city’s Sheikh Zayed district - a short distance from the historic pyramids of Giza.

Little is known regarding the tower, however details are expected to be released at an upcoming economic summit in March. The mixed-use tower will house office, commercial and entertainment programs. 

Courtesy of Ministry of Housing

News via The Cairo Post

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Egypt Plans to Build a 200-Meter-Tall Pyramid Skyscraper" 03 Mar 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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