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Hegemony in Punjab | Invisible Cities

Jan 2015

A consumerist fantasy keeps Charar Pind's property-less classes aligned with the interests of Lahore's elite.
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In conversation with Jawad Aslam: The challenges of providing affordable housing in Pakistan

Invisible Cities | Blog | In Pakistan, there is a shortage of 6 million units for those who earn less than PKR 25,000/month. At this point in time, with the exception of a few isolated low-income housing projects, there is little the government plans to do about this crisis. So, if the...
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Urban Development on the Dying Ravi?

Rather than attempting to contain the river within a confined hard channel, those ‘developing’ the riverfront should pursue solutions that allow for the river to breathe as a river does every year. Seasonal agricultural patterns, for example, can be incorporated together with constructed wetlands in a soft landscape design to accommodate for the rise and ebb of the river flow.

Invisible Cities | Blog | Over the past two years, the Punjab government has picked up plans to develop the Ravi Riverfront as a mega project and has hired international consultants to prepare feasibility and detailed plans for the aforementioned project. This photo essay is being published with the intention...
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Temporal Vulnerabilities, Shifting Landscapes

Sep 2014

Invisible Cities | Blog | This blog post is not so much about landscape infrastructure, as it is about the exchange that occurs between it and the human dweller.
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Calvino’s Tales And The City | Invisible Cities

"To seek and learn to recognize who and what, in the midst of the inferno, are not inferno, and then make them endure, give them space."
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