“Description of Alexandria” article by Cairobserver

Description of Alexandria by Mohamed Gohar

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Description of Alexandria is a cultural and artistic project that seeks to document the remains of cosmopolitan Alexandria and its architectural heritage. The project is characterized by sketching, drawing, and the description of urban and architectural elements of Alexandria. This is being done in a bid to raise awareness of the threats posed by rapid and unplanned urban development, especially in the context of the profit-hungry developers whose actions will change Alexandria forever. The Description of Alexandria project is being carried out by a team of volunteer sketchers and documenters, and it was initiated by the team leader,  sketcher and architect Mohamed Gohar.

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