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Aiming for Flow…

Aiming for Flow…

Aiming for Flow; Enhancing learning and creativity in architecture studio’, a weeklong workshop was conducted at Department of Architecture and Planning NED University Karachi with sponsorship from Higher Education Commission (HEC). The workshop was organized...

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Cultural and Contextual Appropriateness

Cultural and Contextual Appropriateness

The Lahore architectural firm, Kamil Khan Mumtaz Architects were hired by Sina Health, Education & Welfare Trust to provide design consultancy for primary healthcare clinics in Karachi, with a view to: a) The Physical Fabric, which was to include cost-effectiveness, good building practice...

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10 of the Worst Construction Accidents in the Past Decade

10 of the Worst Construction Accidents in the Past Decade

A crane toppled over at Makkah’s Grand Mosque on September 11, killing 111 pilgrims. There were strong sand storms in the region over the preceding week and reports of high winds. Liebherr reports suggested that the boom should have been lowered to the ground in high winds.

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A City in My Memory Lane Rahim Yar Khan

A City in My Memory Lane Rahim Yar Khan

Life offers, opportunities to discover different places but very few leave a mark on one’s memory. The life span I have covered till now offered me with many such opportunities but there are only three places that left a mark on my memory. These places are; Rahim Yar Khan...

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Earthquake threat to Karachi exposes cracks in system

Earthquake threat to Karachi exposes cracks in system

  By AFP News Legend has it that seven revered Islamic saints whose shrines are located across Karachi have for centuries protected the city from natural calamities. But after another deadly earthquake killed up to 300 people in Balochistan recently, there are fears that the presence of the saints may not be enough to protect the 14 million people from ...

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The Aesthetics of Truth

The Aesthetics of Truth

By Ar. Hydr M.I Ghazanfar Ali brother of Nayyar Ali Dada has been associated with NADA since 1975. He has been involved at the most initial, conceptual stages. Gradually it became habitual to share and participate almost thoroughly & completely, all major projects & jobs of NADA. Work became his teacher – he hardly spends a day without an environment ...

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