On Monday 13th March, 2023 CEO Heritage Foundation of Pakistan, Prof. Yasmeen Lari met with His Royal Majesty, King Charles at Commonwealth Day Reception at Buckingham Palace. His Majesty supported her zero carbon initiatives, sustainable buildings and green techniques.
posted 4d ago
Yasmeen Lari is Pakistan’s first woman architect. She designed iconic modernist buildings before initiating a zero-carbon self-build movement for climate refugees and the landless. This exhibition uses Lari’s oeuvre as an example to show how the relationship of architecture to the future has changed.
Exhibition: Yasmeen Lari - Architecture for the future
Publication: Yasmeen Lari - Architecture for the future
posted 11d ago
On Thursday, 2nd February, 2023 Consul General of Germany H.E. Mr. Rüdiger Lotz and his wife visited Pono Colony village along with Senator Nasreen Jalil. They enjoyed the village hospitality and local food with great enthusiasm. They highly appreciated Heritage Foundation of Pakistan’s efforts of rehabilitation and development of flood affected communities.
posted 16d ago
Prof. Yasmeen Lari has designed a “Reassembled Masjid” from prefabricated bamboo panels & roofs, which was fabricated at ZC3, Makli and was shipped to Jeddah to be installed at the venue of Islamic Art Biennale (23 January - 23 April 2023). Project Manager, Mr. Naheem Hussain Shah, Senior Architect, Ashfaq Ahmed & three artisans travelled to IAB venue to supervise the installation of the said Masjid.
posted 47d ago
Millions of people are without any cover after four and half
months of a major flood disaster in Pakistan. Although
much has been done with emergency supplies and provision of
tents but most remain in a state of desperation. Similarly school
children almost in Sindh are also bereft of any school buildings.
It is estimated that over 22,000 original school buildings in
Singh are partially or fully damaged and can no longer be used
for holding classes. Thus school going children in the provincce
have been without any learing possibilties for the last several
months. If the poor state of education because of COVID
closures and the usual ghost school sydrome is added to the
problem, it would seem that several million children have suffered
throughout this period and are today without a smattering
of learning. Do they have any chance of survival in the competitive
posted 68d ago