Urbanscape in Islamabad

Islamabad in Pakistan
Visited in December 2013

Islamabad is a new planned city in the 60’s to replace Karachi as Pakistan’s capital. It looks quite new, organized but artificial and sprawled: wide roads, sectors, zoning etc. Rawalpindi next to Islamabad has more things historical.

Hazy Islamabad seen from Pir Sohawa on Margalla hills.
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Nakagin Capsule Tower?
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Gehry?
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Mariott, originally designed by Gio Ponti…unfortunately it went through a terrorists attack a few years ago.
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Kuch Kaas, cultural centre in Islamabad
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Qawwali music workshop in Kuchhaas by Fanna-Fi-Allah
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Pakistani Contemporary Art at Khaas Art Gallery
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At Mosque
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Saidpur village near Islamabad
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One evening in Islamabad