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Video Message by  HRH The Prince of Wales

Video Message by HRH The Prince of Wales

INTBAU International Conference and Workshops 2019, as well as, the INTBAU Training and Resource Centre was inaugurated by HE President of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi. On which occasion HRH Prince of Wales sent a video message. Robert Adam, Chair INTBAU, introduced the video message to the audience. 

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INTBAU Pakistan Conference on Green Sustainable Architecture

INTBAU Pakistan Conference on Green Sustainable Architecture

A rare gathering of experts in Heritage and humanitarian architecture from around the world, and a galaxy of professionals from Pakistan, took place 14th to 17th November 2019. The conference titled “Earth and Heritage Calling: The case of Maki ad Karachi” was hosted by INTBAU Pakistan and Heritage Foundation of Pakistan.

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Lecture at Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture

Lecture at Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture

Architect Yasmeen Lari delivered a lecture on “Barefoot Social Architecture for Social & Ecological Justice” at Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture on 27 September 2019.

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Keynote presentation at Vienna Biennale for Change, 2019

Keynote presentation at Vienna Biennale for Change, 2019

Architect Yasmeen Lari was invited as a keynote speaker at Vienna Biennale for Change on September 6th, 2019. The Biennale draws attention to creative ideas and projects from the fields of art, design, and architecture that can help improve the world. The conference focused on the theme of Changing Values.

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Rains in Makli areas particularly  related to DICE villages

Rains in Makli areas particularly related to DICE villages

Due to unprecedented rainfall in August, when the entire province had been inundated, most of the Makli villages are still under floodwater. This has resulted in a great deal of damage within villages and caused a stoppage of work due to inundation and blockage of roads. The main cause of the flooding has been the water coming down from Makli Necropolis hill as well as the over-flowing of the nearby canal. All the villages in the vicinity have been submerged or washed away; however,  the structures built by HF in DICE and other HF villages have withstood the standing floodwater in the area for several weeks. Since the structures were safe, the villages were able to save their belongings. Being unable to continue working under such circumstances, those belonging to DICE villages have been encouraged to work at ZC3 for their livelihood.

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Heritage Pictorial Survey  workshop  at Denso Hall, Karachi

Heritage Pictorial Survey workshop at Denso Hall, Karachi

HF organized a Heritage Pictorial Survey workshop on 18 July, 2019 at Denso Hall, for officers of Evacuee Property Trust. The custodians had been deputed from Punjab and Sindh.


The workshop was designed to initiate a collaborative effort in order to develop a pictorial database for heritage buildings under the custody of ETP for the purpose of evaluating their present condition and status.

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