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Text & Visuals | Pappal Suneija – Issue 47 – Fenestrations are important elements in the passive cooling system of any structure; thus, the orientation of the same is a major factor. Passive solar design strategies may vary with the building’s location and regional climatic differences. However, the primary window guidelines remain the same: choose, …

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Text & Visuals | Khadija Raza Baig – Issue 46 – Kharadar and Mithadar are part of the original core of Karachi known as the ‘Old Quarters’ dating back to the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Kharadar (brackish gate) and Mithadar (sweet gate) were settlements named after the two gates of Karachi. Both enjoy …

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Text | Aasim Akhtar – Visuals | As Mentioned – Issue 44 – If we talk of Zaha Hadid, we must celebrate the return of the cult of personality in architecture. For years this was criticised, declared a thing of the past and certainly politically incorrect as a concept. Yet this was a suspect rejection …

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Text | Cherry Tierra – Photography | Paul Swanson – Issue 44 – Dubbed as a ‘Place of Peace’, the Alberta Aga Khan Garden resonates with more then just a beautiful landscape. The choreographed, designed urban landscape reinforces the multi ethnicity that Canada rejoices in its ethnic diversity. The landscape that boasts of a botanic …

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