Thursday, January 1, 2015

Shirin Jinnah Colony Clinic - Part-II

Tree of Life - Momin Adamjee Center in Shireen... by sinatrust

Link to an article on a clinic-design approach similar to that of SINA Clinics:

Primary Health Clinic at Shirin Jinnah Colony Karachi

Client: SINA Health, Education & Welfare Trust 

Outline Design Drawings

Clinic Opening Ceremony 24th April 2014

Beri tree & Dispensary Window

View of Treatment Room from Court

Waiting Area for Women/Children & Reception Arch

Custom-designed Concrete-tile modular External Dado based on stone carving designs from Makli

Pressed cement floor tiles

Mr & Mrs Adamji (the Donors), Riaz Kamlani CEO SINA & Taimoor K. Mumtaz Architect

First Patient with modular custom-designed colour-concrete lattice jali based on a Mughal stone jali

Monday, September 30, 2013

Inspiring Architecture - Madrasa al-Ghiyathiyya

The Madrasa al-Ghiyathiyya is located in Khargird, a village 147 kilometers southwest of Mashad in Khorasan province. The madrasa takes its name from its founder Pir Ahmad, who was Shah Rukh's (1405-1447) vazir, under the title of Ghiyath al-Din, from 1417 until his death in 1447. Inscriptions reveal that the madrasa was designed and built mainly by the engineer Qavam al-Din Shirazi between 1438-1444. However, he died before its completion, at which time another architect took up the remaining work. The calligrapher, Jalal al-Din, was the same man who worked on Gauhar Shad's madrasa at Herat....