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Ar. Yasmeen Lari featured on an Episode of the Podcast, World Affairs.

Ar. Yasmeen Lari has been featured as a guest speaker with David Ireland, CEO of World Habitat and other leading personalities on the episode titled ‘Scaling Up: Local Solutions to End Global Homelessness’ of the podcast World Affairs to discuss the global housing crisis – its roots, its demands, and how it can be resolved. 

The episode can be accessed here: 

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/world-affairs/id101215657?i=1000569510421

Ar. Yasmeen Lari featured on an Episode of the Podcast, World Affairs.

posted 29d ago

Rehabilitation of historic Kharadar Chowk into a community garden.

News article on rehabilitation of historic Kharadar Chowk into an urban forest with community space by Heritage Foundation of Pakistan with the collaboration of Sindh Police, District Administration, KMC, KWSB, DMC, AC Arambagh.

Rehabilitation of historic Kharadar Chowk into a community garden.

posted 31d ago

Gender Ecologies - From May 21 - 26 2022 at Granary Square, Kings Cross, London, UK

Gender Ecologies is a programme exploring the intersections of gender, climate, sustainability and heritage through community and built environments.
From 21-26 May 2022, British Council, Heritage Foundation Pakistan, INTBAU and BRAC University are bringing together a group of female students from
Bangladesh, Pakistan and the UK to build two low-tech, low-carbon structures on Granary Square, King’s Cross which
will highlight the central role of women in the climate revolution.
The installations will coincide with the British Council’s Pakistan-UK Season, which celebrates the important links between the two countries. A Pakistani chulah, earthen cooker, will be built by Pakistani artisans and students, alongside a few days of events.
The builds will be complemented by an interactive programme of talks, live music, poetry and food from 23 to 26 May 2022.

Link: https://www.britishcouncil.pk/programmes/arts/gender-ecologies

Gender Ecologies - From May 21 - 26 2022 at Granary Square, Kings Cross, London, UK

posted 82d ago

Police scrape off plaster to uncover colonial era sandstone post in Karachi

Kharadar Chowk has an interesting history, which the old police post there is also a part of. Built sometime in the early 20th Century, in 1905 or 1907, this 24’x36’ sandstone structure with the sloping dark green wooden roof covering just 65 square yards can also be spotted in a 1926 British map.

Link: https://www.dawn.com/news/1688823

Police scrape off plaster to uncover colonial era sandstone post in Karachi

posted 82d ago

Dezeen compiled list of 50 architects & designer to celebrate Earth Day.

To celebrate Earth Day Dezeen have compiled a list of 50 people who are pushing the boundaries of sustainable architecture and design.
Architects and designers have a key role to play in reducing carbon emissions, pollution and waste while protecting biodiversity.
Here are 50 individuals and studios who are doing pioneering work, ranging from architects exploring timber construction to designers thinking radically about circularity and scientists developing new low-carbon materials.

Link: https://www.dezeen.com/2022/04/22/earth-day-sustainable-architects-designers/

Dezeen compiled list of 50 architects & designer to celebrate Earth Day.

posted 82d ago