PCATP Election 2019-2021

Source: pcatp.org.pk Dear All: Result of the Election for the PCATP Executive Committee Term 2019-2021 is attached for your information and record. Kindly acknowledge receipt of this email. Regards, Registrar, PCATP Pakistan Council of Architects and Town Planners Office No.04, 4th Floor, 61-C,...
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Sheher Saaz meets VC Overseas Pakistanis Commission

Sheher Saaz meets VC OPC 08 Nov Vice Chairperson Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab Waseem Akhtar has said that Punjab Province offers lucrative opportunities for investors. Overseas Pakistanis should invest in various sectors in Punjab; the provincial government would provide complete...
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The Man Who Wants To Connect The World With Light

Courtesy Original Article Published on: https://medium.com/@janoschtroehler/the-man-who-wants-to-connect-the-world-with-light-a014bd697ce2 Prof. Dr. Suat Topsu. Photo by Nicola Tröhler Prof. Dr. Suat Topsu has a vision: Connecting people around the world with the internet. That is not...
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Land Revenue Laws and Terms for Urban planners in Pakistan

Land Revenue Laws and Terms for Urban planners in Pakistan Q. What is Aks-Shajra? A. Aks-Shajra means image of a specific piece of land/specific khasra number from the map/plan of an estate or village defining its boundaries. Q. What is meant by Fard Malkiat? A. Fard Malkiat also known as...
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Internship Programme

Sheher Saaz Internship Programme is designed for those who want to make a difference and contribute to the development of  policy centre in Pakistan An internship at Sheher Saaz allows you to tackle real issues in policy areas spanning the full breadth of work. As an intern, you will have the...
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Role of urban planning in mass transit system of Lahore

Role of urban planning in mass transit system of Lahore This discussion was aimed to get view point of urban planning experts on the provision of mass transit facility (metro bus and orange train) in Lahore. The discussion point is, Urban planning in pursuit of mass transit provision in the...
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IPP Executive Council Meeting

Institute of Planners Pakistan (IPP) Executive Council meeting was held on 25th May 2018 at 21 Dyal Singh Mansion 57 The Mall Lahore 54000. Following attended the meeting Mr. Aslam Mughal, Former President IPP Mr. Ghulam Sarwar Sandhu, President of IPP (Capital Development Authority) Mr....
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Urban Development of Istanbul in the 2000

Urban Development of Istanbul in the 2000 By: Ms Esra Akcan Ph D Columbia University USA Associate Professor Conrel University USA Introduction: Institute of Planners Pakistan (IPP) in collaboration with M/s Sheher Saaz (Pvt.) Ltd., hosted a seminar on “URBAN DEVELOPMENT OF ISTANBUL IN 2000” by...
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Seminar on “Introduction of Industry 4.0, Smart City Lahore, Pakistan

Seminar on “Introduction of Industry 4.0, Smart City Lahore, Pakistan Institute of Planners Pakistan (IPP) in Collaboration with M/s Sheher Saaz (Pvt) Ltd., hosted a seminar on the topic “INTRODUCTION OF INDUSTRY 4.0, SMART CITY LAHORE, PAKISTAN” by Professor Byung Wan Jo. (PhD) from Industry...
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The Magnificent Rawat Fort

The Magnificent Rawat Fort The grand and majestic Rawat Fort stands distinguished in the Potohar Plateau, just 18 km east of Rawalpindi on GT Road. Among many narratives about etymology of the word “Rawat”, the most widely accepted is its derivation from Arabic word ‘rebaat’ meaning ‘sarai’ or...
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Census 2017 and New Challenges for Pakistan

Census 2017 and New Challenges for Pakistan Provisional reports of the sixth census are out for public consumption, which is positive news whatsoever. It is a constitutional obligation to be conducted after every ten years. This time it took almost two decades but finally conducted on the...
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Urban Resilience Summit

    Urban Planner, from July 24 – 27, we’re convening the largest ever group of urban resilience practitioners. This is an important moment for every city, as leaders from across our community come together to generate solutions to critical urban challenges. These...
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The Effects of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor on Foreign Policy of Pakistan

INTRODUCTION There is positive correlation exists between international trade and its effects on economic growth (Afonso, 2001 and Caleb et. al., 2014). The international trade acts as a major factor of openness in the trade relations. From recent decades, China has emerged as a potential...
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The 10 most beautiful city halls in the U.S.

From historic towers to modern domes, here’s where governing happens BY MEGAN BARBER Philadelphia City Hall, the largest municipal building in the United States.Shutterstock If government work is characterized as bureaucratic and repetitive—if not slightly boring—the buildings that house local...
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Sahiwal Coal Power Plant- A View From a Different Angle

Sahiwal Coal Power Plant- A View From a Different Angle Prime Minister has inaugurated Sahiwal Coal Power Plant on Thursday, May 25, 2017, that will add 660 Megawatt of electricity in the system in the first phase. The same project is expected to produce a total of 1320 Megawatt after the...
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Airport architecture: The 12 most beautiful airports in the world

When architecture and aviation combine BY MEGAN BARBER Exterior of the airport of Marrakesh Menara in Morocco.Shutterstock At its worst, airport design is a confusing blend of bad carpeting and claustrophobic paneling that can leave you searching for hours for a bathroom. But a new class of...
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8 Cool Ideas for U.S. Cities, Courtesy of the Dutch

BY JENNY XIE@CANONIND  An illuminated crosswalk designed to help drivers see pedestrians better.Photo via Lighted Zebra Crossing From Mondrian’s colorful, pared-down compositions to a bike- and weed-friendly culture, there’s a lot the Netherlands is known for. And recently, these cultural...
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25+ Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

By: Khurram Farid Principal Planner Sheher Saaz London UK Offsetting your unavoidable CO2 emissions is a practical and immediate way to take ownership of your personal contribution to climate change. With Sheher Saaz London, we’re addressing global economic inequality too. Offsetting also...
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Which is the Oldest Gated Community of Pakistan?

So we all are just paranoid about gated communities in Pakistan. Ok, some might not, be but most are! Look at Karachi, people are just pooling in their hard earned money just because Bahria Town spells luxury and security. So let me tell you about a gated community which spelled luxury and...
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National Curriculum Review Committee for City and Regional Planning

First meeting of National Curriculum Review Committee (NCRC) for City and Regional Planning (CRP) Discipline was held in Nov 2016 at Lahore. It was quite a useful and productive meeting, and the outcome was a draft curricula for CRP, which is based on the input of the committee members during...
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