This report is one of the deliverables required for the International Restricted Competition for the Revitalization and Upgrading of Khedive's Cairo. This stage of work will be followed by a competition for the design of both Ataba and Opera Squares. The competition in hand is intended for reaching the best proposals for the project of "Revitalization and Upgrading of the Central Zone of Khedive's Cairo".

This report is considered as an initial study to define a vision for the Khedive's Cairo based on a preliminary ananlyisis of the site and its potential. According to the vision and elements of the vision, strategies will be defined leading to specific projects. This report will be the start defining the gaps and the main directions that can be driven forward with more detailed studies in the next phase.