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Architecture students on excursion trip to TGD

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Thatta Ghulamka Dheroka, commonly called Dolls Village, has special attraction for all those who are interested in architecture and those who are interested in traditional housing. Thanks to the long standing experiences of the TTTC with simple technology and mud housing, combined with the cooperation with SPARC in Lahore that the common perception about local and environment friendly materials has undergone a fundamental change. Through the initiative IEC@BNU and through the FPAC Foundation, which publishes the quarterly magazine GREEN MAG, for the first time architecture students and professors have visited the project intentionally in order to acquaint themselves with the traditional mud architecture and how it exists in Thatta Ghulamka Dheroka. On their way to the village, between Lahore and Okara, the group also visited a Bio-Gas-Installation facility. Here are some images of the trip.


Top Picture: Group in front of bus to starrt back to Lahore

Picture 2: Mr Farooq  AFA (NGO) and Head of the TTTC and Dr. Norbert Pintsch with the special visitors who came to see the  mud houses in TGD

Picture 4: Group at Bio-Gas-Installation

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