Philip Enquist, UT’s Governor’s Chair for High Performance Energy Practices in Urban Environments, will lead the design of Egypt’s new capital city. The news was featured in a recent article at ConstructionWeekOnline.com. Enquist and a team from his firm, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, will design the $45 billion capital city to meet the needs of a modern city with a burgeoning economy.
Enquist is affiliated with and administers projects through the UT College of Architecture and Design. The design of Egypt’s new capital city will be folded into the Governor’s Chair curriculum in the college.