Monthly Archives: February 2013

Cairo Booksprint

Booksprint Participants interview Mr Gamel Two weeks ago we took to the streets of Cairo to document different Green Organisations and Enabling Spaces in Cairo supporting those who want to…

What Goes Around, Comes Around – Share the Knowledge

One core aspect of the icecairo philosophy encourages knowledge sharing and Open source projects so that the entire community is better off. The idea of holding information for oneself to…

3alGanoob Festival – Introductory Meeting to Festival

The main organizers of 3alganoob Festival organized a meeting at icecairo, one of the partners, to explain to the community the vision and goals behind this awesome event. Amr Ramadan,…

Graphic Facilitation & Visual Communication Workshop

At the risk of using hackneyed quotes, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” Indeed, the whole notion surrounding Graphic Facilitation stems from the use of creative artistic abilities to…

Thinking around the box – modular infrastructures

icealex are coming along in leaps and bounds, already having built a string community, and securing space with MIA (a robotics community) and Alexandria Hackerspace. As we are looking at…

TokTok Fablab On The Go

In less than a decade ago, the Tok Tok has invaded Egypt with the same purposes of its Asian lands of origin: cheap transportation, agile maneuverability, and compactness for those…

Icecairo ‘Ecocities Camp’ discusses a more sustainable Cairo

Originally published in Egypt Independent here by Kira Walker Despite the ongoing political unrest and inclement weather last Friday, people eager to contribute to and shape a greener, cleaner Cairo…

How to build earthbag buildings

This article was originally published in Egypt Independent here by Rana Khaled Fagnoon Art School hosted a workshop for teaching the latest methods of earthbag building, an inexpensive construction method,…

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