Case Study: Faculty of Fine Arts Cairo


  • Engy Al - Ashqar Canadian international college, Cape Breton University




Many historic buildings can be adapted to new functions without ruining their historical character. As the government is willing to move out of the old Cairo, which will cause a number of, vacated antique palaces. Moreover, the government seeks to increase its resources by re-exploiting the government’s assets and establishing a sovereign fund for this purpose. Therefore, the Rehabilitation of old antique residential buildings to suits a new purpose such as administrative or commercial uses might be the perfect action to take. That’s why this research aims to highlight these challenges, which face the interior architect and defines how to overcome them throw a strategic framework which ensures taking advantage of contemporary technology and materials. While, preserving its value, through following the descriptive-analytical method in researching and studying of the administrative building of the Faculty of Fine Arts in Zamalek which was a villa owned by the famous businessman Ahmed Abboud Pasha.


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How to Cite

الأشقر إ. (2020). A SUGGESTED FRAMEWORK FOR RE-USING AN ANTIQUE VALUABLE BUILDING IN ADMINISTRATIVE USE: Case Study: Faculty of Fine Arts Cairo. Journal of Art & Architecture Research Studies - JAARS, 1(1), 66-82. https://doi.org/10.47436/jaarsfa.v1i1.38