Report on the Proposed Plan of the New University of Karachi
Type
report
Year
1954
Report outlining a proposed plan for the University of Karachi by Michel Écochard, Gérard Thurnauer, and Pierre Riboulet, commissioned by the Government of Pakistan. The report contains detailed estimates of use and square footage for various faculty buildings, as well as overarching plans for the layout of the campus and landscaping. Local traditions, such as the gardens of the tomb of the Mughal emperor Jahangir at Lahore, are taken into consideration as part of the inspiration for the design. Factors for mitigation of local climate (e.g. protection against sun and prevailing winds) are also described in the proposal. 

Table of contents includes: I Programme; II The SIte; III Climactic Conditions; IV Approach to the Study of teh General Layout; V Study of the Central Part; VI Circulation; VII Faculty of Arts; VIII Faculty of Sciences; IX Students' Housing; X Water and Sewerage; XI Gardens and Plantation; XII Aesthetical Point of View; XIII Estimate; XIV Phases of Building Construction.
Citation
Écochard, Michel, Gérard Thurnauer and Pierre Riboulet. Report on the Proposed Plan of the New University of Karachi. Karachi, 1954.
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Copyright
Aga Khan Documentation Center, MIT Libraries (AKDC@MIT)
Country
Pakistan
Language
English
Keywords
universities (institutions)
campuses
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