Habib Fida Ali established the practice in 1965 as a sole proprietor. Prior to this he worked for William Perry following his graduation from the Architectural Association School of Architecture, London, UK.Born in 1936, Habib Fida Ali is a Pakistani national. He holds membership to Association of Royal Institute of British Architects (ARIBA) and Pakistan Council of Architects and Town Planners (PCATP) He travels extensively and has taught in Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture and NED University. His work was recognized by Institute of Architects Pakistan (IAP) who honored him with the lifetime achievement award. His involvement in project extends from strategic planning, through concept design and construction administration.
Restoration of one of Karachi's landmark buildings. Built in the 1920s in the "Rajistan Moghul" style as a private residence for a prominent merchant, it later served as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and as the formal residence of M.A. Jinnah. The current restoration foresees the creation of a museum of Pakistani and regional decorative arts.