Out: Hassan Fathy: An Architectural Life

Hassan Fathy: An Architectural Life
Translation of Hassan Fathy dans son temps (2013)

Edited by Leïla el-Wakil

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A beautifully illustrated study of the life and times of the legendary Egyptian architect

This fully illustrated volume represents the most comprehensive examination yet of the life and work of the great Egyptian architect Hassan Fathy (1900–89), and the regional and international significance of his contribution to the lived environment. Eleven Egyptian and international scholars reveal the man, his milieu, his goals and his passions, his concept of social living and his fight for a humane model for affordable housing in tune with the environment, the application of these concepts in his numerous plans and buildings, his relations with the establishment, the extent of his influence, and the lasting legacy of his completed projects. Generously illustrated with archival and color photographs and the architect’s own distinctive and beautifully decorated gouache plans and elevations, many never previously published.

Contributors: Leïla el-Wakil, Camille Abele, Jo Abram, Rémi Baudouï, Ahmad Hamid, Nadia Radwan, Samir Radwan, Ola Seif, Jessica Stevens-Campos, Mercedes Volait, Nicholas Warner.

 

Participation à la table ronde « Faire la ville dense? »

Dans le cadre de la Semaine Européenne du Développement Durable, organisé par l’Institut GEDT.

Densification flyer

Participants :

– Antonio Hodgers, Conseiller d’Etat en charge du Département de l’aménagement, du logement et de l’énergie.
– Leïla El-Wakil, historienne de l’art, Groupe « Contre l’enlaidissement de Genève »
– Tarramo Broennimann, architecte, co-président de la section genevoise de la Fédération des architectes suisses (FAS)
– Marcos Weil, directeur associé du bureau Urbaplan

Modération : Mathieu Petite, Coordinateur des actions de développement durable à l’Université de Genève

https://www.unige.ch/gedt/accueil/actualites-gedt/faire-la-ville-dense-table-ronde/