Each year on October 1st, the architecture community all around the globe celebrates the ‘World Architecture Day’. This day was first established by the International Union of Architects (UIA) in 2005 with the objective to raise both awareness regarding the profession and how architecture has played an eminent and responsible role in molding of various human habitats. This day is well celebrated through events, exhibition, lectures and social gatherings.
For the first time in Pakistan, this day was celebrated in Pakistan in all four chapters of the Institute of Architects Pakistan. Under the patronage of the Chairman IAP-RIC Ar Kabeer Malik, the Rawalpindi/Islamabad Chapter hosted three activities on this day which included Archi-Talks No. 4 by senior prominent Architect Yasmeen Lari, Heritage Walk Photography book launch and dinner to the graduates of NUST and COMSATS batch 2018. Ar Nimra Qazi (Honorary Secretary IAP-RIC) was the master of this ceremony.
The show stopper speech was given by the Chairman IAP-RIC Ar Kabeer Malik, humble thanking all the architects, graduates and the sponsor for their timely participation and encouragement throughout the year and making this World Architecture Day a success. He also thanked the sponsor Brighto Paints for their support throughout the year. At the end, the President ARCASIA Ar Jahangir Khan Sherpao pinned the chairman IAP-RIC Ar Kabeer with the ARCASIA pin with which the function concluded