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Hassan  Fathy

Biography

Hassan Fathy, born in Alexandria in 1900, taught at the Faculty of Fine Arts of Cairo University and served as head of its Department of Architecture. He received the Aga Khan Award for Architecture in 1980, and the Union of International Architects Gold Medal in 1984. He ws also the founder and director of the International Institute for Appropriate Technology. He died in 1989.

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Architecture for the Poor ISBN 9789774245756
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