Architecture & Art

13 gates of the walled city of Lahore

The 13 Gates of Lahore: History & Significance

April 6, 2022

The rich architectural heritage of Pakistan is particularly reflected in the famous Walled City of Lahore (also known as the Old City). Its origin lies in the ancient history of the Indo-Pak subcontinent. As suggested by its name, a wall of 30 feet was constructed to guard the city, with[...]
Forts in Pakistan

Forts in Pakistan You Need to Visit

March 25, 2022

Pakistan is full of rich history, heritage, and culture. Numerous dynasties in different eras have lived here and have left their mark. The likes of Sher Shah Suri, the Mughals, and Nawab Muhammad Wali Khan Laghari erected significant buildings in Pakistan like mosques, forts, historical sites, etc. that stand to[...]
Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore

A Guide to Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore

March 22, 2022

Situated in the centre of the Lahore metropolitan area is the Gaddafi Stadium, previously known as Lahore Stadium. It was originally designed in 1959 by the Russian-born Pakistani architect, Nasreddin Murat Khan, who is also famously known for designing the National Monument (Minar-e-Pakistan) in Iqbal Park, Lahore. Currently, the stadium[...]

Minar e Pakistan: A Historical Monument in Lahore

March 14, 2022

Each country is characterized by a number of historical buildings, landmarks, and monuments that reflect its cultural heritage. Careful efforts are made to trace their prehistoric past and preserve them in their original glory. While Pakistan is home to a number of such historic sites, Minar-e-Pakistan is considered the most[...]

Best 5 Marla Corner House Ideas in Pakistan

March 10, 2022

In Pakistan, 5 Marla houses are a very popular and affordable choice when it comes to choosing the area for a home. This is because it is less costly than other home sizes, and not too small compared to 3 Marla houses in many cities across the country. Because of[...]

Sheesh Mahal | Why is it a wonder?

March 10, 2022

Sheesh Mahal, Lahore - The palace of the mirrors or Crystal Palace, located at Shah Burj block in the Lahore Fort's northern-western corner, is a testimonial of extravagant art and magnificence. Sheesh Mahal was built between 1631 and 1632 during the time of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. The structure exhibits[...]
Colonial Architecture

Colonial Architecture of Pakistan

March 6, 2022

The word colonialism itself reflects mightiness and supremacy. In the past, whenever a country was conquered and ruled by another nation, they used their language, culture, and architecture to show their power and dominance in the region. The colonial style of architecture was created by the combination of architectural styles[...]

The Most Distinctive Elements of Islamic Architecture

March 5, 2022

Islamic architecture is an amalgamation of the finest feats of carvings, gold details, and mesmerising hues that have been a part of Islam’s rich culture throughout centuries. With the evolvement and expansion of Islam, the cultural and religious influence also left its influence on the various architectural styles that we[...]

Top 10 Most Famous Architects in Pakistan

March 4, 2022

To fulfil one's practical and expressive requirements contemporary architecture is the answer. It is the technique of designing associated with art. Architecture explains a lot about a society’s artistic sensibility, environment, and history. It is the society that expresses their demands and set goals in the construction of architecture and[...]

Aluminium Windows | Everything you need to know

March 1, 2022

Do you want to add a distinctive element to your house? If yes, aluminum windows are the answer. The most modern choice for the homes built in the 21st century is definitely considered aluminum windows. They are defined as a product with resistance to external factors that are stable and[...]