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Karachi

Pakistan to Feature For the First Time Ever at 2018 Venice Biennale

04:00 - 14 May, 2018
Pakistan to Feature For the First Time Ever at 2018 Venice Biennale, City of Karachi. Image © Sakina Hassan
City of Karachi. Image © Sakina Hassan

As part of our 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale coverage we present the proposal for the Pakistan Pavilion. Below, the participants describe their contribution in their own words.

Keeping the subject of FREESPACE in perspective, the Pakistan Pavilion takes inspiration from the physical and social dimensions of the sparsely open spaces embedded within the many informal settlements of Karachi, the most populated and fastest growing city of Pakistan.

IBA Student Centre / Najmi Bilgrami Collaborative

01:00 - 7 May, 2014
IBA Student Centre / Najmi Bilgrami Collaborative, Courtesy of Najmi Bilgrami Collaborative
Courtesy of Najmi Bilgrami Collaborative

Courtesy of Najmi Bilgrami Collaborative Courtesy of Najmi Bilgrami Collaborative Courtesy of Najmi Bilgrami Collaborative Courtesy of Najmi Bilgrami Collaborative + 14

  • Architects

  • Location

    Karachi, Pakistan
  • Architect in Charge

    Syed Zayd Bilgrami, Ahsan Najmi, Sarah Najmi Bilgrami
  • Project Architect

    Shabih Haider
  • Area

    34000.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2013

Kapadia Residence / Coalesce Design Studio

01:00 - 16 January, 2014
Kapadia Residence / Coalesce Design Studio, © Mustafa Mehdi
© Mustafa Mehdi

© Mustafa Mehdi © Mustafa Mehdi © Mustafa Mehdi © Mustafa Mehdi + 22

AD Classics: Mazar-e-Quaid (National Mausoleum) / Yahya Merchant

00:00 - 30 August, 2011
AD Classics: Mazar-e-Quaid (National Mausoleum) / Yahya Merchant

AD Classics: Mazar-e-Quaid (National Mausoleum) / Yahya Merchant AD Classics: Mazar-e-Quaid (National Mausoleum) / Yahya Merchant AD Classics: Mazar-e-Quaid (National Mausoleum) / Yahya Merchant AD Classics: Mazar-e-Quaid (National Mausoleum) / Yahya Merchant + 6

  • Architects

  • Location

    Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
  • Architect

    Yahya Merchant
  • References

    Yahya Merchant
  • Project Year

    1989