Fathy, Hassan. "A Proposed Training Course For Mason." 26 Sept. 1957. Hassan Fathy Archives. Aga Khan Trust for Culture. Geneva, Switzerland.
Written for: Doxiadis Associates
Date: September 26, 1957
In this proposal Fathy describes the steps necessary to establish a training program for local masons in rural areas in Iraq in order to develop and improve existing techniques and methods of construction. Fathy emphasizes the use of local material and craftsmen available in each village in order to remedy the economical problems coinciding with rural development. The document outlines the provisions of choosing trainees and the levels of training they should receive.