Leading Pakistani architect advocates skyward construction to curb urban sprawl

Leading Pakistani architect advocates skyward construction to curb urban sprawl

LONDON: Architects and planners in rapidly growing cities must work with slum dwellers to build skywards and create high-rise, self-built housing blocks, a leading Pakistani architect says.As millions more people pour into Pakistan’s largest city, Karachi, local architects should work in city slums to allow residents to develop their homes into multi-storey buildings that can accommodate more urban migrants, said Arif Hasan.The academic, architect and planner who has worked with slum communi

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