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Text | Maria Aslam Visuals | As mentioned World expositions, exhibitions and fairs were initiated in the mid 19th century and have been hosted by almost 20 countries of the world. The purpose of expos is to raise awareness, share progress exchange for the betterment of the world and is an event that takes place …

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Text & Visuals | Abdul Rehman – Issue 56 – The provision of safe water supply has remained an important concern of all responsible governments. At the time of advent of subcontinent by the British, there was serious outbreak of cholera in the towns and cities of the subcontinent. A large number of military personals …

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Text | Zarminae Ansari – Visuals | Museum of the Russian Icon Website – Issue 56 – By ADA’s Moscow correspondent, when she lived in the endlessly surprising city trying to learn their rich, but forbiddingly difficult language! Arch. Zarminae Ansari, (MIT, 1997) is the Founder/ Director of Joy of Urdu, a bilingual organization for …

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Text & Visuals | Iftikhar Azam – Issue 55 – The Creative Process: What is a creative process and how does a creation create? So many questions fill one’s mind. Does the hand of the Master guide the servant? How does one imagine what there is not? How does one imagine the final form before …

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Text | Maria Aslam and Anushay Zehra Rashid – Visuals | Courtesy  Arif Hasan – Issue 55 – From the joint ADA Issue 53 & 54 we continue our conversation with Arif Hasan about his illustrious career. Diving further into his work, we discuss the immense knowledge he has gathered, the work he has interacted …

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Text & Visuals | Haroon Shuaib – Issue 55 – Architect, artist and curator Naeem Pasha former partner of Suhail and Pasha Architects, a partnership that dissolved around 2000 and Naeem Pasha then started his own practice; recently received the 2020 Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Medal of Distinction), one of Pakistan’s highest civilian honours, for his lifetime contribution …

Naeem Pasha – Craft, Creativity, and More Read More »

An Architectural Archive of Genealogies and Memories Text | Hammad Ali Visuals Courtesy | Jamil Naqsh Museum Buildings stand about as a motionless society; while they do not speak, we, nevertheless, interpret their meaning and intent. Their interiors impose reassuring images upon us; patterns emerging in their specific physical settings resist the urge to change …

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Text | Maria Aslam Visuals Courtesy | Isbah Hassan & Associates Project Details Project: UBL Regional Head Quarters Location: Jail Road, Lahore  Area: 185000 sqft   Consultant: Isbah Hassan & Associates   Contractor: Mughal Construction   Year of completion: 2018 The Corporate culture especially the banking sector is a segment of building environments that has time immemorial been …

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Text | Pappal Suneja Visuals | Purnesh Dev Nikhanj Project Data Project Name: Barrier Free Abode Architecture Firm: Space Race Architects Project Year: 2019 Built Up Area: 8443 Sq. Feet Location: Jalandhar, Punjab, India Specialist Manufacturers: Schuco, Motto, Lioli, Simpolo, Osram, Kohler, Pure, Sonear,Eureka Forbes, Blue Star Principal Architect: Ar. Thakur Udayveer Singh Specialist Design …

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