City planning is a public practice meant to promote order, livability and equity in the provision of infrastructure, housing, environmental and community services . Overall, city planning is meant to focus on the common well-being. Pakistan’s city planning has the vocabulary of these goals but practically it has turned into a machine to produce plots […] The post City Planning As A Real Estate Entreprise And The Promise Of Lahore’s Master Plan 2050 appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
When 28 year old Nida left her parents house in Rawalpindi to move to Islamabad with her friends, they didn’t expect the process of finding an apartment to be as complicated as it ended up being. The women were moving to deal with the hassle of a daily commute to Islamabad, which can be brutal […] The post ‘They Assumed I Ran A Brothel’: How Women Wanting To Live Alone Are Treated In Pakistan appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.