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Old April 20th, 2015, 06:43 PM   #1
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CAIRO | Zayed Crystal Spark | 200m | 650ft | 49 fl | Pro


Egypt is Building a Pretty Blingy Pyramid Skyscraper


The tallest building in Egypt will once again be a kind of pyramid. Rising 650 feet above its surroundings, the gleaming pyramid-shaped skyscraper planned for Cairo will loom nearly 200 feet above the Great Pyramid of Giza, which spent 3,800 years as the world's tallest man-made structure (until the English built the Lincoln Cathedral in the 14th century). The proposed 49-story tower looks like a mash-up of San Francisco's Transamerica Pyramid skyscraper and King Tut's golden sarcophagus.


Egypt's proposed Zayed Crystal Spark zone, which includes the pyramid tower, is part of an 8.5-million-square-foot development project in Cairo, and will be surrounded by water and greenery, but sadly no sphinxes.

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Old April 20th, 2015, 10:29 PM   #2
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This looks very good, could be a new icon for Egypt. I like thet they went with the most iconic Egyptian design - the pyramid
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Old April 20th, 2015, 10:35 PM   #3
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Yeah, it is about time Cairo goes 200m. It's also about time that there is a new tallest pyramid in the country the City is so massive yet has not a single skyscraper. Nice to see it on the brink of change.

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Old April 21st, 2015, 11:56 PM   #5
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I think it looks tacky tbh

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