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Denso Hall Rahguzar -  Mariott Road

Denso Hall Rahguzar - Mariott Road

On November 18th, 2020, site work on Mariott road continues. Four new manholes are installed by KWSB and the process of covering underground cable trenches with bamboo panels has been initiated.

On November 24th, 2020, the DMC Douth Team is carrying out removal of existing pavement as well as any steps or floors that are built / projected out of the building lines. All residents and shop owners have been  kindly requested to cooperate with them. 

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Tomb of Muneer Maghfouri -  Tile and Glazing Work

Tomb of Muneer Maghfouri - Tile and Glazing Work

On November 19th, 2020, the tile preparation and glazing took place at Makli WH, for restoration work of The Tomb of Muneer Maghfouri.

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Denso Hall Rahguzar -  Mariott Road

Denso Hall Rahguzar - Mariott Road

On November 11th 2020, Ar. Yasmeen Lari conducted a meeting at Denso Hall with representatives from Karachi Waterboard. They reviewed the work of water and sewerage drainage pipes that are being carried out at Mariott road.

One manhole and sub manhole has been constructed. On request of Ar. Yasmeen Lari, they have agreed on forming another two new manholes to replace two old ones.

Heritage Foundation has also started to cover the trenches and look to began working on covering the pavements with eco-friendly terracotta tiles.

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The Tomb of Mirza Jan Baba  - Panel Documentation

The Tomb of Mirza Jan Baba - Panel Documentation

On November 10th, 2020 site work at The Tomb of Mirza Jan Baba, conducted by on-site supervisor, Mommal,  and local youth of Makili WH (and neighboring villages) continues on a daily basis. Local COVID-19 SOPs are being followed and implemented. Two of the youth from the documentation team, Shiblaan, and Arbaaz have had to step back but we are joined by two new members, Shakeelaa and Syed Ameer Shah.

The daily documentation is being sent to the HF office on a regular basis and is being filed and drawn up into rendered line drawings by HF‘s Hafsa Syed.

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The Tomb of Mirza Jan Baba - Panel Documentation

The Tomb of Mirza Jan Baba - Panel Documentation

On November 6th, 2020 the first on-site photographic documentation of the patterned panels within the Tomb of Janaba in Makli took place. Supervisor Mommal Memon assisted the youth groups in reading and understanding labeled architectural drawings, locating the corresponding panel on-site, and measuring and recording each panel in a methodical manner.

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Denso Hall Rahguzar -  Tile Fabrication at Makli

Denso Hall Rahguzar - Tile Fabrication at Makli

On October 20th, 2020 the tile fabrication for the ‘Denso Hall Rahguzar’ scheme continues at HF’s ‘Zero Carbon Cultural Centre’. Here, the woman and men of Makli have been taught the craft of bespoke tile making, allowing them to be self-sufficient and foster their sense of community. 

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Denso Hall Rahguzar -  Tile Fabrication at Makli

Denso Hall Rahguzar - Tile Fabrication at Makli

On October 20th, 2020 the tile fabrication for the ‘Denso Hall Rahguzar’ scheme continues at HF’s ‘Zero Carbon Cultural Centre’. Here, the woman and men of Makli have been taught the craft of bespoke tile making, allowing them to be self-sufficient and foster their sense of community. 

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Talk with TEDxLCWU - ‘‘Barefoot Social Architecture”

Talk with TEDxLCWU - ‘‘Barefoot Social Architecture”

On October 15th, 2020, Ar. Yasmeen Lari led TEDxLCWU campaign for the zero-carbon or carbon-negative movement to change the mindsets of urban design professionals. She discussed her “Barefoot Social Architecture’’ and designing low-cost, low-carbon shelters for marginalized communities.

Her talk is now available on the TEDx YouTube channel.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAWdvYgHMXs&fbclid=IwAR0NpfOJXJgO8Ge4lJZTJZMsRscIgOuvbLMQGpKdMlMeyPChZMf_lBFLuI0&ab_channel=TEDxTalks

 

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Lecture for The Pakistan Society

Lecture for The Pakistan Society

On October 1st, 2020, Ar. Yasmeen Lari delivered a lecture to The Pakistan Society. She discussed her work at Heritage Foundation of Pakistan and her pedestrianisation developments in Karachi.

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