Abdul Rehman is a professor and former director of the School of Architecture and Design, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore. He earned a national diploma in architecture from National College of Arts, Lahore, in 1975 and a PhD from ‘Ion Mincu’ Institute of Architecture, Bucharest, Romania. He is recipient of Senior Fulbright Award to work at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Starr Foundation fellowship to work at CASVA, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. He is the author of Mapping Lahore: Tracing Historical Geography of a City through Maps (2014), Islamabad: Master Planning and Architecture of a Dynapolis (2014), Earthly Paradise: The Garden in the Times of Great Muslim Empires (2001), and Historic Towns of Punjab (1997). He worked as consultant for Lahore Walled City Conservation and Upgrading Project (1990–1993) and Conservation Khan Tomb for Global Heritage Fund. He is member of ICOMOS and Institute of Architects Pakistan.
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