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ARCASIA-IAP Young Architects Collaborative in Lahore, Pakistan January 23, 2016

Architecture is a process of design at a specific location for one or a group of people who share similar purposes with their own characteristic. Architects as creative lot of professionals many a times tend to branch out to other disciplines but use their training in school to nurture and improvise what they do best.

Life is a process of evolution. To ‘survive’ evolution, one must be able to adapt to the changes logically and sincerely. Design should be able to evolve to adapt efficiently to its locality, weather, users, functions, advantages or disadvantages and that is what we call ‘sensible design’. Today’s young architect is unique and brings together a strong history that combines compromises and respects the knowledge and ideas to customize a personal design philosophy. These new generations are designers, academia's, musicians, set & furniture designers, event & project managers, Choreographers, interior consultants and even fashion consultants. The theme of this talk is “Reiterating Horizons” and the presenters are:

Mr. Aqrab Ali Rana, Architect

CEO, Pakistan Green Building Council (PGBC) Lahore

Mr. Faizaan Ahab, Architect

Choreographer, Islamabad.

Ms. Leena Hassan, Interior & Furniture Designer

Principal Interior Designer, MSA Lahore

Ms. Mehwish Abid,

Architect / Academic. Lahore

Mr. Naveed Sabir, Architect

Principal, NSDA Studios, Lahore.

Mr. Saad Qureshi, Architect / Academic

Song Writer & Musician, Islamabad.

Ms. Sannah Ejaz, Architect / Academic

Associate HOD, Department of Design & Architecture COMSATS, Islamabad.

Mr. Talah Mufti, Architect

Sr. Associate, Designers East, Lahore.

This will be a travelling event in four major cities of the country. After Lahore it will move to, Peshawar, Karachi and finally Islamabad while presenters will keep changing. These young architects that are being invited from across the country have gained recognition for their distinct approach, methodology, design philosophy and professional ethics. Many of them have been recognized both locally and internationally and are role models for both students and young architects of Pakistan.

Chairman ACYA & Vice President ARCASIA Zone A in this regard are hosting this event organized jointly with IAP Lahore Chapter, today January 23’ 2015 in Lahore to welcome 2016 with a series of talks by young architects and designers of the region.