Discover innovation & tradition intersecting at Qatar Museum’s fall exhibition, featuring emergency bamboo shelters by Dr. Yasmeen Lari.

Discover innovation & tradition intersecting at Qatar Museum’s fall exhibition, featuring emergency bamboo shelters by Dr. Yasmeen Lari.

Designboom publishes an article on Qatar Museum’s summer and fall exhibitions, where the emergency bamboo shelters designed by Dr. Yasmeen Lari will also be showcased.

Transforming PSO Street into a green oasis: Work starts on revitalisation of PSO Street into an Eco-artery.

Transforming PSO Street into a green oasis: Work starts on revitalisation of PSO Street into an Eco-artery.

From concrete jungle to green haven: Work starts on transforming PSO Street into an Eco-artery with the efforts of the Heritage Foundation and support of DC South Karachi Altaf H. Sario.

Juliet Center, the visionary creation by UK architects Neil Palmer and Jack, now stands proud and fully operational.

Juliet Center, the visionary creation by UK architects Neil Palmer and Jack, now stands proud and fully operational.

Neil Palmer and Jack, UK architects, have successfully completed the Juliet Center, showcasing innovative zero-carbon building techniques pioneered by the Heritage Foundation.

From vision to reality: In just 3 months, HF has achieved a milestone of 100 Mai-Ghariban self-built, self-sustaining village schools.

From vision to reality: In just 3 months, HF has achieved a milestone of 100 Mai-Ghariban self-built, self-sustaining village schools.

Witness the remarkable journey: In just 3 months, the Heritage Foundation has achieved a milestone of 100 Mai-Ghariban self-built, self-sustaining village schools! These transformative spaces empower rural communities with education and hope for a brighter future.

HF launches ‘Mai Ghariban’ self-made, self-sustaining village schools, harnessing digital tools for remote learning in rural Sindh.

HF launches ‘Mai Ghariban’ self-made, self-sustaining village schools, harnessing digital tools for remote learning in rural Sindh.

Empowering communities in rural Sindh: Heritage Foundation launches ‘Mai Ghariban’—self-made, self-sustaining village schools harnessing digital tools for remote learning. 50 schools are now using this method to educate their children.

Dr. YL and DC South Karachi inaugurate the kharadar chowk library and community garden project, a joint venture by HF & DC South Khi.

Dr. YL and DC South Karachi inaugurate the kharadar chowk library and community garden project, a joint venture by HF & DC South Khi.

Celebrating community progress in Kharadar! The inauguration of the Kharadar Police Chowki library and community garden marks a milestone in neighborhood revitalization. Thanks to the collaborative efforts of DC South Karachi and Heritage Foundation, a cherished heritage site now serves as a vibrant library, while a new community garden blooms where community spirit thrives.

Business Recorder published an article by Dr Yasmeen Lari on how street forest can prevent encroachers from usurping urban spaces.

Business Recorder published an article by Dr Yasmeen Lari on how street forest can prevent encroachers from usurping urban spaces.

The dilapidated structure, located on Paria Street near Wazir Mansion and the historic Kharadar Chowk, was part of the Old Town Heritage Trail. The project involved designing a terracotta paved entry court, a terracotta pathway, and a zero carbon bamboo garden pavilion. However, the community felt helpless and encroached on the chowki. Despite a written undertaking, the qabza group did not remove the illegal basement structure and paid only partly for the restoration. The project was completed using the Foundation’s reserves and funds raised from well-wishers.
Dr Yasmeen Lari’s full article can be read at the following link:
https://www.brecorder.com/news/40308205/street-forests-can-prevent-encroachers-from-usurping-karachis-urban-spaces

Topics: eNews

Business Recorder published an article by Dr Yasmeen Lari on how to prevent heat island and urban flooding in Karachi.

Business Recorder published an article by Dr Yasmeen Lari on how to prevent heat island and urban flooding in Karachi.

Dr Yasmeen Lari designed and proposed a 13-segment trail from Denso Hall to Custom House, each segment named after prominent historic buildings. The trail aimed to decarbonize and green Karachi, mitigating climate change impact. However, state funding was limited, yet the project was initiated in January 2020 and first segment was completed in 2021. The project is aimed to restore Karachi’s unique heritage by converting a congested street into a pedestrian enclave. Dr Yasmeen Lari’s full article can be read at the following link:
https://www.brecorder.com/news/40307088/should-we-not-prevent-heat-islands-and-flooding-in-karachi

Topics: eNews

Discovering the Future: GIZ team visits Ram Nagar to see the Heritage Foundation model of climate resilient construction.

Discovering the Future: GIZ team visits Ram Nagar to see the Heritage Foundation model of climate resilient construction.

Discovering the Future: GIZ team visits Ram Nagar to see the Heritage Foundation model of climate resilient construction. They are planning to bring this resilient approach to flood-prone areas in Punjab.

From the humble lanes of our village emerges a talent destined to shine. Dani’s daughter paints the world with her vibrant strokes.

From the humble lanes of our village emerges a talent destined to shine. Dani’s daughter paints the world with her vibrant strokes.

Dani, our local villager, beams with pride as her daughter blossoms into an artist, painting the world with her vibrant strokes. From the quiet lanes of our village emerges a talent destined to shine.