The Project of Independence: Architectures of Decolonization in South Asia, 1947-1985 (Exhibit)

When Architects Made Worlds

Rahul Mehrotra, the architect and Harvard professor, writes in the catalog about the challenge of housing. Faced with millions of refugees, the new nations of South Asia ended up proliferating developments that doubled down on centuries of class division. Islamabad was built for Pakistan’s military and bureaucratic elites. Refugees and the poor were settled in […]

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