Karachi's architectural heritage at risk

Activists fight to keep Karachi's booming population from endangering landmark buildings.

    Some of the most iconic buildings in Karachi, Pakistan, are at risk as the mega-city's population booms around them.

    Safeguarding old buildings, many considered landmarks and dating back to the colonial era, has not been a top priority for city planners.

    Even so, a small and determined group of people is trying to save the city's architectural heritage

    Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports from Karachi.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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