Manial Palma Restaurants
Located on the Nile in Manial in Cairo the capital of Egypt. Palma International Trading and Contracting seeked to build restaurants situated on the Nile.
The restaurants places a total area of 3831 m2 of area . The site is situated directly on the Nile which gives it a huge advantage in terms of view. the main restaurants are all overlooking the Nile. Also a new composite roof was added to the form ensuring covering and more clean spans
The process started with a cylindrical form to get view from all side and maximize the view for users getting the views of the Nile and the street at the same time in a 360 manner and without any blockages
To use the view even further two rift like open space restaurants were added next the cylindrical restaurant guarantying more user get to views without blockages.
The new composite roof provided clean spans for the whole restaurant building and used less material compared to a conventional roof which would need columns and beams. The roof also is lightweight and thus less load on the structure without need to add foundation to roofing.