Fathy, Hassan. "Comprehensive Design For Rural Living ." 30 Dec. 1969. Hassan Fathy Archives. Aga Khan Trust for Culture. Geneva, Switzerland.
Presented at: A Conference On Future Environments - Washington D.C., USA.
Date: December 30, 1969.
In this conference paper, Fathy outlines the problems related to planning and design within the field of rural development and specifically to those projects taking place in industrially underdeveloped countries. He calls for keeping in mind the human aspect of planning which, according to Fathy, is often overlooked in the process. He refers to several historical, economical, geographical, and environmental factors to take into consideration during the planning stage.