Arif Hasan

Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation

Alternatives for the uprooted and evicted have not materialised. Published 07 Jan, 2023 07:00am
‘Dear media…’

‘Dear media…’

There’s no news of issues that bother Pakistanis apart from the economy... Published 24 Dec, 2022 07:17am
INSIDE THE UNDERBELLY OF KARACHI

INSIDE THE UNDERBELLY OF KARACHI

The megapolis is seeing mushrooming of gated housing estates on land on the outskirts that was once used to house low-income communities. Updated 27 Nov, 2022 11:07am
Legacy of hope

Legacy of hope

For Akhtar Hameed Khan, small projects were islands of hope. Published 11 Oct, 2022 07:10am
HOW ROADS CHANGED THARPARKAR

HOW ROADS CHANGED THARPARKAR

Architect and planner Arif Hasan has been visiting the Tharparkar region since 1978 and wrote the first sociological assessment of Published 09 Oct, 2022 06:59am
It’ll flood again

It’ll flood again

Karachi requires several collection points for low-lying areas from where water can be pumped into the sea. Updated 09 Jul, 2022 09:28am
Frere Hall gate

Frere Hall gate

For 150 years, this historical building had survived without gates... Published 25 Jun, 2022 07:41am
Expressway concerns

Expressway concerns

The Malir Expressway could threaten some ancient sites. Updated 27 Mar, 2022 07:53am
Burden of history

Burden of history

How does one explain the Minar-i-Pakistan incident? Published 29 Aug, 2021 07:12am
Urban retrofitting

Urban retrofitting

Karachi’s street economy should be encouraged. Published 11 Jul, 2021 07:07am
Courts & the poor

Courts & the poor

Justice eludes those whose homes have been demolished. Updated 20 Jun, 2021 11:35am
Unfulfilled mandate

Unfulfilled mandate

The failure of the UN is built into its structure. Updated 06 Jun, 2021 08:18am
Greater visibility

Greater visibility

It is not surprising that the custodians of patriarchy are fearful. Published 12 Apr, 2021 07:39am
World Bank in Karachi

World Bank in Karachi

It is hoped that the ESF will be enforced in the coming projects. Published 26 Mar, 2021 07:29am
Created homelessness

Created homelessness

Must development projects leave people without homes? Published 16 Mar, 2021 07:10am
Community mapping

Community mapping

Encroachments are only one reason why Karachi floods. Published 14 Feb, 2021 06:45am
KARACHI’S STREET ECONOMY

KARACHI’S STREET ECONOMY

The city’s informal economy employs 72 percent of its entire workforce and is the engine that keeps the city going, helping people Updated 03 Jan, 2021 02:53pm