Can a house be made in only 50 thousand rupees in Pakistan?
posted 23d ago
On May 19, 2020, a webinar titled “Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis” was organized by World Monument Fund featuring a live discussion with Ar. Yasmeen Lari, Barry Bergdoll - a scholar and curator, Columbia University, US and Tristram Hunt – director, V&A Museum, UK.
posted 23d ago
Amidst this global pandemic and our continued ongoing efforts to highlight the role of Social Responsibility in Architecture, IAP-RIC in collaboration with INTBAU Pakistan Chapter has announced the launch of a special virtual lecture series on “Architecture, disaster management and post COVID-19 world” featuring the esteemed Ar. Yasmeen Lari (Founder Chair, INTBAU Pakistan, Co-Founder and CEO, Heritage Foundation of Pakistan), and Ar.Murad Jamil, Founder Member and Advisor, INTBAU, Pakistan Chapter.
You can watch these lectures online, link:
posted 52d ago
After attending one such Green Livelihoods workshop last year, a team of six participants from the village Pillari 2 decided to make soaps from natural reetha (soap-nut). Little did they know that their micro-enterprise will not only help them make ends meet but also provide a valuable service during a grave emergency. With the onset of COVID-19, hand washing became essential to control the spread of the virus. This provided an opportunity to the reetha soap team to begin marketing their product as soon as there was a little relaxation in the lockdown.
posted 53d ago
An exemplary case is Yasmeen Lari , the first Pakistani graduate in architecture (it was 1963) who in the last 12 years, after retiring, has become a sort of mentor who helps the population suffering from constant disasters - earthquakes and floods - in rebuild a life, starting from the roof of the house.
posted 75d ago