RIBA + VitrA Talk: Yasmeen Lari

This talk was recorded on 18 February 2020

In this talk Yasmeen Lari discusses her humanitarian work building zero-carbon structures with communities in disaster prone areas of Pakistan in what she calls ‘anti-architecture’.

Yasmeen Lari was the first woman to qualify as an architect in Pakistan in 1963 after training in the UK at the Oxford School of Architecture. Before officially retiring from practice in 2000 she designed many of Pakistan’s landmark modern commercial buildings, however since becoming a UNESCO consultant in 2003 she has become renowned for her work with communities living in disaster prone areas of the country.

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