Description of Alexandria in TEDxAlmedalen 2015, Sweden

In the 2nd of July 2015 the Alexandrian architect Mohamed Gohar participated in TedXAlmedalen‬ in Sweden. Gohar has gained international attention for his initiative ‘Description of Alexandria’ which aims to document the architectural heritage of Alexandria, and the Swedish institute in Alexandria proudly sponsored this successful event. Description of Alexandria is a cultural and artistic project that seeks to document the remains of Alexandria and its architectural heritage presenting a true & actual image of today’s Alexandria and the remains of the past. The Description of Alexandria project is being carried out by a team of volunteer architects, artists and documenters: Mai Koraiem, Lamis Solyman, Arwa Hany Alsamman, David Ashraf, Esraa Magdy, Moustafa Khedr, Mohamed Ashraf El Gohary, Marwa Kamel, Yomna Ibrahim and Chase Smithburg.


© TEDxAlmedalen 2015, Sliding Doors Photo. Magnus Höger


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