Arif Hasan

One year later

The plan for excluding the poor from Karachi’s Saddar area is taking shape. Published Dec 01, 2019 07:05am

Development ethics

Akhtar Hameed Khan’s wisdom is for all times. Published Oct 27, 2019 07:03am

KCR victims

People continue to live under the open sky on the rubble of their homes. Published Aug 25, 2019 07:00am

Ownership of space

What is required is to reorganise what exists in a better manner. Published May 29, 2019 06:44am

Karachi demolitions

Over 11,000 small businesses and more than 300,000 jobs have been lost. Published Jan 31, 2019 06:16am

THE FUTURE OF KARACHI’S SADDAR

The recent ‘anti-encroachment’ drive in Karachi has resulted in the loss of over 200,000 jobs as well as threats to the Updated Jan 06, 2019 11:12am

City and plans

Heritage is not just buildings. It is much more than that. Published Dec 10, 2018 07:20am

Anti-poor bias?

Declining incomes have resulted in a major deterioration in livability. Published Nov 28, 2018 07:02am

Saddar massacre

The demolition in Karachi’s Saddar area is inhumane and shameless. Updated Nov 19, 2018 12:37pm

Pakistan Quarters

Here’s an opportunity for the PM’s housing programme. Published Oct 28, 2018 07:07am

Icon remembered

Akhtar Hameed Khan’s real legacy lies in a structure of thinking. Published Oct 11, 2018 07:15am

City running dry

Around 40pc to 50pc of Karachi’s water is lost through leakages. Published Sep 25, 2018 06:02am

Climate concerns

There’s an urgent need to improve line departments. Published Aug 31, 2018 07:19am

THE CRISIS OF URBAN HOUSING

There is an 8.5 million unit backlog of housing in Pakistan that is growing by 200,000 units every year. Successive Published Aug 19, 2018 07:21am

Houses or housing?

Housing is not about building units. It is a far more complex affair. Published Jul 15, 2018 06:24am

Avoidable deaths

Known urban hazards remain unaddressed. Published Jul 03, 2018 07:05am

Up in the air

New words and concepts have entered the political discourse. Updated Jun 15, 2018 03:06pm

Chaotic city area

Karachi’s business district desperately needs a master plan. Published Dec 10, 2017 07:01am