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Business Recorder published an article by Dr Yasmeen Lari on how street forest can prevent encroachers from usurping urban spaces.

The dilapidated structure, located on Paria Street near Wazir Mansion and the historic Kharadar Chowk, was part of the Old Town Heritage Trail. The project involved designing a terracotta paved entry court, a terracotta pathway, and a zero carbon bamboo garden pavilion. However, the community felt helpless and encroached on the chowki. Despite a written undertaking, the qabza group did not remove the illegal basement structure and paid only partly for the restoration. The project was completed using the Foundation’s reserves and funds raised from well-wishers.
Dr Yasmeen Lari’s full article can be read at the following link:
https://www.brecorder.com/news/40308205/street-forests-can-prevent-encroachers-from-usurping-karachis-urban-spaces

Business Recorder published an article by Dr Yasmeen Lari on how street forest can prevent encroachers from usurping urban spaces.

posted 6d ago

Business Recorder published an article by Dr Yasmeen Lari on how to prevent heat island and urban flooding in Karachi.

Dr Yasmeen Lari designed and proposed a 13-segment trail from Denso Hall to Custom House, each segment named after prominent historic buildings. The trail aimed to decarbonize and green Karachi, mitigating climate change impact. However, state funding was limited, yet the project was initiated in January 2020 and first segment was completed in 2021. The project is aimed to restore Karachi’s unique heritage by converting a congested street into a pedestrian enclave. Dr Yasmeen Lari’s full article can be read at the following link:
https://www.brecorder.com/news/40307088/should-we-not-prevent-heat-islands-and-flooding-in-karachi

Business Recorder published an article by Dr Yasmeen Lari on how to prevent heat island and urban flooding in Karachi.

posted 14d ago

Discovering the Future: GIZ team visits Ram Nagar to see the Heritage Foundation model of climate resilient construction.

Discovering the Future: GIZ team visits Ram Nagar to see the Heritage Foundation model of climate resilient construction. They are planning to bring this resilient approach to flood-prone areas in Punjab.

Discovering the Future: GIZ team visits Ram Nagar to see the Heritage Foundation model of climate resilient construction.

posted 17d ago

From the humble lanes of our village emerges a talent destined to shine. Dani’s daughter paints the world with her vibrant strokes.

Dani, our local villager, beams with pride as her daughter blossoms into an artist, painting the world with her vibrant strokes. From the quiet lanes of our village emerges a talent destined to shine. 

From the humble lanes of our village emerges a talent destined to shine. Dani’s daughter paints the world with her vibrant strokes.

posted 20d ago

Architects from Nyami Studio in UK arrive in Pono Vilage for a second time to build a school using bamboo and local materials.

Architects from Nyami Studio in UK arrive in Pono Village for a second time to build a school using bamboo, based on their design. Their first visit was in December 2023. Here they are inspecting the structure under construction for the upcoming Pakistan Exhibition in Qatar. 

Architects from Nyami Studio in UK arrive in Pono Vilage for a second time to build a school using bamboo and local materials.

posted 24d ago