Architect Fatimah Sorathia’s TKN assignments in Pakistan’s Northern areas and Uganda help make a difference

Source: Time and Knowledge Nazrana

Volunteer Name: Fatimah Sorathia
Location: Gilgit and Chitral, Pakistan; Kampala, Uganda
Host Institution: Aga Khan Estate Office (AKEO); Aga Khan Education Service (AKES)
Role: Architectural Designer and Space Planning Consultant
Duration of Assignment: 4 + 4 months

Architect Fatimah Sorathia's TKN assignments in Pakistan's Northern areas and Uganda help make a differenceIn 2011, Calgary’s Fatimah Sorathia, an architect with over 25 years of experience, travelled to Gilgit and the Northern Areas of Pakistan to assist in the construction of jamatkhanas in one of the most difficult terrains in the world. Fatimah developed construction management, monitoring and reporting templates to improve the local teams’ output. She also visited future jamatkhana sites in Gilgit and Chitral on broken roads, with irregular availability of hot water, electricity and internet connections.

Read more – Dated: 24 November 2016

Also read: New jamatkhanas in Northern Pakistan serve as catalysts for improving quality of life

 

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