This initiative is working to deliver a step-change in the cultural relationships between Birmingham, Pakistan and Bangladesh and to focus on the reciprocal exchange of contemporary cultural practices between these countries and the United Kingdom.
17th - 21st March
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Walking Heritage into Future Cities
Walking Heritage GCRF Project / Workshop with University of Exeter's Archaeology Department and Business School and Heritage Walk Calcutta.
An innovative social enterprise combining academic research excellence with ethical community development through heritage walking tours.
21st -126th March, 2019
Exeter, United Kingdom
International Public Art Festival
The Quantum City
14th - 17th March, 2019
Off Eduljee Dinshaw Road
Karachi Port Trust (KPT) Head office
Whose city is it? Gender and Public Spaces
9th - 10th February, 2019
Karachi: Encroachments and Demolition
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
2nd February, 2019
Sindh Governor House,
Facing the Present
Night of Ideas
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
31st January, 2019
Alliance Francaise de Karachi,
Karachi: Past & Present
Project of International Public Art Festival - IPAF
29th January, 2019
District Municipal Corporation,
Anti-encroachment Drive and Loss of Heritage Spaces
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
22nd January, 2019
The Second Floor - T2F,
A Journey of Women Empowerment through the Revival of Culture and Heritage of Pakistan
Organizers: The European Union & Indus Heritage Trust
26th December, 2018
10:00 AM onwards
IBA Karachi ThinkFest
Contemporary Urban Challenges
Panelist: Marvi Mazhar, Fizzah Syed, Ali Arqam
Moderator: Nida Kirmani
12:10 PM to 1:10 PM
8th December, 2018
IBA City Campus
Women of the World Festival- Karachi
Session Advisor for the group discussion “Women’s roles in cultural sustainability and heritage practices”
3:00 PM to 8:30 PM
8th December, 2018
Beach Luxury Hotel
The Social Sciences Interactive Session
The Discussion on KMC’s Anti-Encroachment Drive
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
27th November, 2018
The AKU Congress of Student Experience
Panelist in a session on “Student Centered Design & Academic Spaces”
Aga Khan University
24th November, 2018
6th International Karachi Conference
Paper on Karachi’s Situational Urbanism
10th November, 2018
Building a Better Future with Local Communities
A World of Tomorrow Re-imagined
School of Tomorrow (SOT)
Session 1: Building the Future: Architectural Heritage
Panelists: Marvi Mazhar, Arif Hassan and Vladmir Bataev
Time: 2:10 - 3:10 PM
Session 2: Better Futures with Community spaces
Panelists: Marvi Mazhar, Saad Rabbani and Arieb Azhar
Time: 4:30 - 5:30 PM
Sunflower Hall, Beach Luxury Hotel
3rd & 4th November, 2018
Preservation of Historical Sites in Pakistan
Radio Show: Chulo Aasman, FM 89.4
22nd October, 2018
12:00 - 14:00
Round Table Session with Journalist Zarrar Khuhro
Participants: Local Governing Bodies / Social Initiative Communities.
19th October, 2018
9:00 - 13:00
“What does ‘heritage’ mean in/for Pakistan? The South Asian Career of a Global Concept’
Heritage Across Borders
Conference of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies
Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
1st - 6th September, 2018
Why do we need Safe Spaces for Youth
Join us to find out from the people of the most happening Youth & Community Engagement Spaces in Karachi
Lincoln Corner, Karachi
29th August, 2018
14:45 - 16:15 hours
National History & Literary Heritage Division
Government of Pakistan
First Meeting of the committee to suggest the best possible utilization of Heritage Buildings presently used as Public Buildings
Evacuee Trust Complex, Islamabad
27th August, 2018
Design Meetup: 01
The Impact of Design
Fostering creative thought and conversation to build a more accessible, collaborative and design-centric environment
6th July, 2018
17:30 - 20:00 hours
Panel Discussion on Socio-Cultural Dynamics of Pakistan; Human Development and Public Service Management
Panelist: Mr. Usman Pirzada, Mr. Kamran Lashari & Ar. Marvi Mazhar
NMW Hall, National Management College, Lahore
30th April, 2018
10:30 - 13:00 hours
Panel Discussion on Conservation & Rehabilitation- Approaches & Experiences
Panelist: Ar. Yasmin Cheema, Dr. Anila Naeem, Ms. Asma Ibrahim, Mr. Kaleemullah Lashari, Ar. Mukhtar Hussain & Ar. Marvi Mazhar
Dawood University of Engineering & Technology
21st April, 2018
Design Summit 01
22nd April, 2018
National History Museum
First digital history museum on Partition
Opening 17th April, 2018
Digital Architectures and Archives
The Centre for Governance and Policy at Information Technology University, Lahore in collaboration with Columbia University is hosting a workshop called Digital Architectures and Archives
March 12-13, 2018
HAP Workshop - CAS School
27th February 2018, Karachi
Movement to induce inspiration for the young and motivation for the intelligentsia of Karachi. A program focused on building a platform where the nations most inspiring and successful thinkers speak and to work together for the betterment of Karachi.
JS Auditorium, IBA City Campus
26th January, 2018
Making Heimat. Germany, Arrival Country
German Architecture Museum in Frankfurt to meet the curators of the original exhibition: Peter Cachola Schmal and Oliver Elser, the designers of the exhibition and the arts department of the Goethe-Institut to work on a concept for the presentation of the exhibition in the following cities: Karachi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Santiago de Chile, Lima, London, & Prague.
10th to 17th January, 2018
Preserving Karachi's Heritage Challenges and Opportunities
Panel Discussion about Prevailing Laws for Heritage Buildings & Districts
Moderator: AR. Ramiz Baig
Panelist: AR. Arif Hasan, Amber Alibhai, AR. Marvi Mazhar, Haider Waheed
Pearl Continental Hotel, Karachi
24th October, 2017
Citizen Journalism Training Project
A talk on Karachi, its cultural heritage, preservation and the role of citizens.
Movenpick Hotel, Karachi
8th October, 2017
V4AF + ARCASIA Roundtable on Heritage-Conservation-Renovation 'Adaptive reuse of heritage structures.'
July 1st-2nd, 2017
Maintaining & Protecting Cultural Heritage
16th- 23rd July, 2017
ARCASIA Forum (Speaker, Conference)
Indian Institute of Architects
21st-25th May, 2017
International Design Conference Karachi
Design Evolution-Education And Practice
22nd February, 2017 (IVSAA) moderating panel for Heritage & Culture.
Panel Session on Indigenous Music, Arts & Culture
21st-22nd January, 2017- Hyderabad
City in Context | Contested Spaces: Conflict, Violence, Reconciliation
Miro Craemer / Marvi Mazhar / Adeela Suleman / Kai Vockler Moderated by Attiq Uddin Ahmed
1st-4th December, 2016-AlHamra Arts Council, Lahore
The panel focuses on the damaging and destructive sides of the urban in their local and global contexts. It suggests and presents, however, also strategies of catharsis, of individual and communal efforts to deal with critical issues in ways that have the potential to highlight, heal and reconcile, while grappling with ever-prevailing questions of futility and idealism.
Goethe-Institut Workshop: International Forum on Cultural Management and Cultural Policy
7th-19th November, 2016-Munich
HAP Workshop - Beacon House School
4th-6th November, 2016- School of Tomorrow, Lahore
ARCASIA – IAP Young Architects Collaborative Seminar
9th September, 2016, Karachi
Young professionals, (Under 40 years) who have excelled in their respective fields, showcased their work at the seminar. Ar. Faryal Sikandar and Ar. Yumna Jawed represented Marvi Mazhar & Associates, gave a presentation on 'Not Building but Challenging-between history, and development'.
"Public Space: Fights and Fictions"
19- 21 May, 2016, Berlin
Demo: Polis- The Right to Public Space
36-hour “Factory of Thought” is also designed to run concurrently and interact with the “Demo:Polis” exhibition, which is presenting exemplary model projects, realised utopias and current issues. Architect Marvi Mazhar presented a paper on
"Public Space as a Militarized Environment".
Culture, Tourism & Antiquities Department Planning, Development, Monitoring, Implementation & Evaluation Cell- Government of Sindh
Mr. Abdul Hameed Akhund (EFT) and Arch. Marvi Mazhar to attend meeting regarding reconstruction, renovation and preservation of historical mosque of Arore, District Sukkur
26th to 27th, January 2016, Sukkur
Endowment Trust Fund: Three day Conservation Workshop
12th to 15th January 2016, Hyderabad, Nasarpur & Kot Diji
HAP Workshop - Beacon House School
28th November- School of Tomorrow, Karachi
HAP Workshop - Abdullah Shah Ghazi Primary/Secondary Girls School
22nd September 2015, Clifton, Karachi.
HAP Workshop - Ali Model English School
2nd September 2015, Korangi, Karachi.
HAP Workshop - Beaconhouse School System
17th August 2015, Karachi.
HAP Workshop - 'History and Architecture of British Raj' for Citizens Archive of Pakistan (CAP) Junior Interns.
8th July 2015, Karachi.
Endowment Fund Trust - Site Visit to evaluate ongoing conservation work at Mausoleum of Ghulam Shah Kalhoro.
3rd July 2015, Hyderabad.
Seminar - 'The Emerging Industrial Identity' - Khairpur Special Economic Zone
12th June, 2015, Marriott Hotel, Karachi.
12 Seconds: An Art Installation
5th June to 7th June 2015, FOMMA Art Gallery, Karachi.
Dil Phaink: An Installation by PeaceNiche | T2F
15th May to 25th May 2015, Southbank Centre, London, UK.
Karachi Children's Art Fest - Heritage Awareness Program (HAP)
29th March 2015, Goethe Institute, Karachi.
Froebel's Education Centre - Heritage Awareness Program (HAP)
16th March 2015, Karachi.
International Conference on Architectural Education
19-21 December 2014, Islamabad
BAITHAK: An exhibition organized by Pursukoon Karachi
20 December 2014, Karachi
Press and Media
This talk in Karachi pit artists against intellectuals but is that really useful?
Published on 7th February 2019 in Images
Published on 2nd May 2017 in Huffpost
Economic Importance of Heritage Conservation
Published on 24th April 2017 in The Express Tribune
Inquiry into police involvement in demolition of heritage building ordered
Published on 11th April 2017 in Dawn
Civil Society seeks action against builder mafia for demolishing historical school building
Published on 10th April 2017 in Geo
Karachi: Demolition of historical school building stirs controversy
Published on 10th April 2017 in Daily Pakistan Global
Sindh IGP orders inquiry into Karachi Heritage building demolition as activists express shock, anger
Published on 10th April 2017 in Dawn
Published on 11th January 2017
Urbanities presents: Inteligencias Colectivas
Revamped Pakistan Chowk: 'It's rehabilitation, not restoration'
Published on 12th December 2016 in The News Internation
A cool patch in the middle of chaos at Pakistan Chowk
Published on 12th December 2016 in Dawn
A breath of fresh air: Pakistan Chowk gets a marvelous makeover
Published on 7th December 2016 in The News International
'A World of Tomorrow: Seeking Inspiration and Equilibrium in a New Age'
Published on 7th November 2016 in Dawn
At Yeh Hai Karachi, amateur artists turn their lens on the city
Published on 23 October 2016 in Dawn
Documentation of Jufelhurst school to be completed within two weeks for conservation
Published on 17th February 2016 in Dawn.
Preserving Kalhoro tomb of Hyderabad - what to do and what not to do
Published on 15th January 2016 in Express Tribune
Ugly billboards: Cant't live with them, Can't live without them by Ferya Illyas
Published on 30th November 2015 in Express Tribune
Preserving Karachi's Architectural History by Farhan Anwar
Published on 31st August 2015 in Express Tribune
The Tomb of Mian Ghulam Husain Kalhoro
Published on 6th July 2015 at Windmills of My Mind
Fading from memory: Kalhoro's tiled marvel beckons those who wish to renew its glory
Published on 5th July 2015 in Express Tribune
Rs29m restoration work on Ghulam Shah Kalhoro mausoleum gets under way
Published on 4th July 2015 in DAWN
Karachi Re-Imagined: How the city of Lights Festival brings civic pride back
Published on 9 June 2015 in DAWN
Karachi railway station: On the right track
Published on 1 February 2015 in Express Tribune
Architecture is about people
Aga Khan Seminar (Architecture is Life)
Published on 8 November 2014 in DAWN
All aboard: Bringing the railroad back to life
Published on 9 June 2014 in Express Tribune
Karachi Cantt Railway Station Booking Office Inauguration
Published on 9 June 2014 in Jang
Cantt Station's New Face
Published on 10 May 2014 in Newsline Magazine
Liberating Heritage with Pride
Published on April 2014 in Phegency Magazine