In Conservation with Arif Hasan Parts I and II
Type
magazine article
Year
2020

Whether you are an architect, urban planner, technocrat, in the government or interested in culture, history, heritage, or Karachi - most likely you will have heard of Arif Hasan. A legend in and of himself, he has carved a space for himself in many histories; it does not matter if he is painted as rational or not,a cynic or a critic, his name lends an immense and undeniable impact on both the built and the intangible culture of Karachi, is synonymous in the understanding of Karachi and in weaving the very fabric of its being. Arif Hasan is the author of 18 books, and have contributed chapters to an additional 48 books, and authored over 100 reports, films, and working papers. He is the first architect to use his architectural skills in upgrading settlements through organizing communities in Pakistan. ADA conducts a tête-à-tête with one of the greatest ‘social scientist’ – title coined aptly and deservedly for architect Arif Hasan, pride of the nation who hails from Karachi, Pakistan


Source: Architecture Design Art

Citation
Aslam, Maria, and Anushay Zehra. "In Conservation with Arif Hasan Parts I and II". In Architecture Design Art (Volume 13, Issue 53/54), Maria Aslam, editor. Karachi: ArchWorks, 2020.

Authorities
Copyright
Architecture Design Art
Country
Pakistan
Language
English
Keywords
social development
community development
poverty