Architecture Misfit #8: Hassan Fathy

Hassan Fathy (1900 – 1989) Hassan Fathy was responsible for 160 projects from houses and schools to large-scale communities. His most major work was the building of the village of New Gourna (1948-1952), near Luxor, Egypt, without the use of modern and expensive materials such as steel and concrete. This project was documented in his 1969 book Architecture for the … Continue reading Architecture Misfit #8: Hassan Fathy