Cairo’s craziness

Via the Arabist comes this really good video on urban planning and the city of Cairo.  I believe it was produced by ABC Radio Australia.  I’ve only spent about two and a half weeks in Cairo, but that was enough for me to tell that it is royally fucked from an ubran planning perspective.  And it is so apparent that the government doesn’t care about the poor citizens of the city at all.  Anyway, watch the video if you want to learn a bit about it:

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