Family residence planned around a central atrium with a brick ribbed dome. A central concern was controlling the climate by natural means such as a double height atrium for cooling by convection, a fountain for evaporative cooling, external balconies providing sun shading and protection from rain.
An office building in Karachi’s Industrial Zone Korangi. Based on the British colonial period architecture of Karachi, so that it is responsive to the maritime climate and utilizes local stone and building material. Within this typology the building provides space for a number of traditional building arts of the region, such as brass and copper metal work, lacquer painted ‘naqashi’ false ceilings ...
A family residence on a corner plot. The central double height atrium forms the focus of the plan. The design provides space for traditional crafts such as Kankar Lime plaster, stucco plaster relief work, Sindhi glazed tiles, woodwork and floor tiles. Outdoor spaces have been divided between a front lawn and a rear walled garden.
Residence for elderly couple with first floor apartment for family guests. The plan is focused on a central atrium lounge with a vaulted brick roof. Cut brick and stucco plaster details were done by Ustad Jafar.
View of Entrance from Men's Court
Tombs of two sufi saints in located in a residential area of Baghbanpura Lahore. The project is based on traditional design principles and building construction materials and techniques. The structure is in burnt brick and lime mortar. Interior finishes will include lime plaster and fresco work. The external façade will include typical Lahori glazed tile mosaics.
Dar-ul-Hikmat, is a teacher training center with a small primary school for the Christian community in