Yasmeen Lari, Green Architect: The True Story of Pakistan's First Woman Architect (Hardcover)

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Yasmeen Lari, Green Architect: The True Story of Pakistan's First Woman Architect (Hardcover)

By Marzieh Abbas, Hoda Hadadi (Illustrator)

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A poignant eco-biography about Pakistan’s first female architect and humanitarian, Yasmeen Lari, who invented sustainable and affordable housing amid natural disaster, featuring back matter with photographs of Lari and her work.

From an inquisitive and compassionate young girl to a world-renowned and award-winning architect and humanitarian, Yasmeen Lari has an empowering and inspiring life story. Learn about her success in a career dominated by men, her early work of advocating for and restoring historic buildings in Pakistan, and her turn to eco-friendly and sustainable design in the wake of natural disasters.

Starting in 2005, earthquakes and floods raised Lari's attention to the need for rehabilitation building. The pioneering architect met the challenge head-on. Incorporating innovative modern design and traditional building practices and materials, Lari developed a blueprint for sustainable, disaster-resistant homes. Vibrantly illustrated, Yasmeen Lari, Green Architect gives an in-depth look at Lari's process from design and testing prototypes to teaching the communities she served the skills needed to rebuild alongside her.

Delivering stunning illustrations and detailed text, Marzieh Abbas and Hoda Hadadi weave together a powerful ode to a contemporary icon. Back matter includes expanded biographical information about Lari in addition to photographs of her and her work.

Marzieh Abbas is an award-winning author who enjoys learning new skills, jumping rope, sipping chai, and observing nature. She is the author of several upcoming children’s books, a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, and a graduate of the Children’s Book Academy. She lives in Pakistan.



Hoda Hadadi is a children's books illustrator living and working in Tehran, Iran. She has illustrated more than forty books for children and has won numerous international prizes, including the New Horizons Bologna Ragazzi Award and the Grand Prix of Belgrade.

Product Details ISBN: 9780063285156
ISBN-10: 0063285150
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: October 22nd, 2024
Pages: 40
Language: English