Daily Archives: May 27, 2010

Deforestation of Islamabad & F-9 park’s poor design.

Isa Daudpota, an Islamabad based academic and activist has sent these images and text for PTH

Those who built the huge F-9 park had no clue about new ideas of park design in water-scarce areas where one must make parks into sustainable educational and recreational area. The images below show the systematic deforestation of Islamabad, especially in the F-9 park. The greenery was replaced by well-known architects in the name of development. Also the parade ground opposite H-8 by the Musharraf administration.

Why are we so keen to ruin our cities and abuse the notion of ‘public’ parks? (Raza Rumi)

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