Cairo

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

321

Tallest City in

the World
#

7

Tallest City in

Africa

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Never Completed

Proposed

Vision

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Iconic Tower

385 m / 1,263 ft

2

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

143 m / 469 ft

3

El Gezira Tower Movenpick Hotel

142 m / 466 ft

4

Grand Hyatt Cairo

142 m / 466 ft

5

Nile City North Tower

142 m / 466 ft

6

Nile City South Tower

142 m / 466 ft

7

El Maadi Residential Tower XIII

140 m / 459 ft

8

El Maadi Residential Tower XIV

140 m / 459 ft

9

El Maadi Residential Tower XV

140 m / 459 ft

10

El Maadi Residential Tower XVI

140 m / 459 ft

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Enhancing Social-Cultural Sustainability in Tall Buildings: A Trace from Vernacular Houses

In the age of globalization and continuous urbanization, architects have a greater responsibility to design buildings with comfortable and sustainable environments. However, solutions should not...

Global News

21 January 2019

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Construction Begins on Iconic Tower

The foundations for what could become Africa’s tallest building, a 385-meter-tall tower in Egypt’s new administrative capital, will be poured within days, according to the...

Global News

21 March 2018

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Chinese Banks Agree to Finance Lion’s Share of Egypt’s New Capital East of Cairo

Chinese banks have agreed to provide 85 percent of the US$3 billion needed to fund the first stage of a new capital for Egypt, according...