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Arif Hasan

Ownership of space

Ownership of space

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

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 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

City and plans

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

Anti-poor bias?

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

Saddar massacre

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

Pakistan Quarters

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

Icon remembered

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

City running dry

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

Climate concerns

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

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?

Houses or housing?

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

Avoidable deaths

Known urban hazards remain unaddressed. Published Jul 03, 2018 07:05am
Up in the air

Up in the air

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

Chaotic city area

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

The coal project

To access the coal, water from the aquifers has to be drained out. Published Nov 21, 2017 06:55am
The mazar & BRT

The mazar & BRT

The view of the Quaid’s mausoleum must not be obstructed. Updated May 14, 2017 01:32am
Thar revisited

Thar revisited

Capitalism is making inroads in Thar. Updated Apr 27, 2017 06:19am
KCR concerns

KCR concerns

Sindh must pay heed to the projected plight of KCR affectees. Published Feb 05, 2017 06:58am