Private Villa

Category: Residential Villas

Region: Egypt

Date: June 1997

Project Description

  • Type : Residential Villa Building
  • Scope of work: Full Design, site supervision 
  • Location: Mokttam, Egypt
  • Site Area: 1,200m²
  • Number of stories : Basement, Ground and 2 Stories
  • Total built area: 2,000m²

The location :

The house located on ''Hadabet Al-Ahram'' overlooking

''Kornish El-Mokattam’’.

It contains 3 residential units:

Unit 1 : Ground and first floors (duplex).

Unit 2 : second floor.

Unit 3 : third floor .


The design concept:

The composition of units in the vertical Axe achieves the idea of overlooking, so that every unit has a private garden (roof gardens).

Design elements:

  • The ground garden and the house are oriented towards the desired northern wind.
  • Privacy was achieved by separating entrances.
  • Connecting between house and outdoor garden was achieved by the use of steps.
  • Maximum shading was reached by the mass overlapping.
  • Separation between guest zone and other zones was achieved by the use of bent entrance.