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marvi mazhar

Founder & Creative Head

Marvi Mazhar graduated from the Indus Valley School of Architecture (IVSAA) in 2009 and joined architect Yasmeen Lari's Heritage Foundation. After completing her masters from the University of Turin, Italy, in 2013 she established her own architecture and design studio, Marvi Mazhar & Associates.

Marvi Mazhar served as Director at PeaceNiche (T2F), and is the co-founder of (ADRL) The Architectural Design Research Lab, housed within, and affiliated with, the Department of Architecture at the Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture- a research laboratory devoted to projects within the fields of architecture and urban design.

In 2016, Mazhar founded Pakistan Chowk Community Centre and became an appointed member of the Lahore Conservation Society, Karachi Biennale 2017 (Outreach Committee), Secretary to South Asia Foundation (SAF-Pakistan) & ICCOMOS. She was the Project Manager of National History Museum (Lahore, Pakistan), conceptualized by The Citizens Archive of Pakistan.

As an independent Heritage Consultant, she has collaborated on projects with Endowment Fund Trust for Preservation of Sindh, Arcop, NBCL, Shahab Ghani & Associates, Pursukoon Society, Planning, Development and Works Sindh / Culture, Tourism & Antiquities Department (PDMI).

In 2018 she has been appointed as adviser to the Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training, and National History & Literary Heritage Division.

 

Current Employees:

  • Azeemah Owais (Architect Researcher-Project Lead Heritage Walk Karachi / Spoken History)

  • Shaheen Nauman (Field Researcher / Guide to HWK)

Past Employees:

  • Sabahat Aziz (Cultural Manager) 2017-2018

  • Saad Rabbani (Cultural Manager) 2018

  • Khushbakht Memon (Cultural Representative) 2018

 

Interns

Abiha Batool - 2018
Abeer Ahmed - 2018
Ahad Ali - 2018
Ali Shamim - 2018
Alina Naqvi - 2018
Alvina Ahmed - 2018
Ammarah Salman - 2018
Arafat Farooq - 2018
Asad Aly - 2018
Ayesha Siddiqui - 2018
Beenish Sarfaraz - 2018
Maida Zahra - 2018
Munawar Hussain - 2018
Mustafa Siddiqui - 2018
Namra Khalid - 2018
Reeba Tehseen - 2018
Rida Noor - 2018
Salik Nisar - 2018
Sharmeen Talpur - 2018
Taaram Zehra Cheema - 2018
Taha Bin Jamal - 2018
Umar Ayub - 2018
Zahra Mukhi - 2018
Zoha Bundally - 2018
Zoya Nasir Iqbal - 210


Ali Hasnain - 2018
Dania Kamal Hamidi - 2018
Inaara Amir - 2018
Manaal Fatima - 2018
Mir Akbar - 2018
Sheryar Rehman - 2018
Vardah Qazi - 2018