Thinking beyond four walls: Mawlana Hazar Imam, architecture and the world

The Ismaili: Thinking beyond four walls: Mawlana Hazar Imam, architecture and the worldBy Mehnaz Thawer, via TheIsmaili.org: Architecture, explains Farouk Noormohamed, is about more than designing a structure to serve a function.

“Every building has an influence on people,” he says. “How we actually craft that building is going to influence the lives of people.” Good buildings, he continues, “seek to improve the quality of interactions of the people served by them. They are a representation of not only the current state of a society, but of its future.”

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