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.
Set on the bank of Chinna Creek, this project enjoys an access to views and open spaces that is rare in Kararchi, and nature is integral to the design. Its three main buildings - a boat house, the main club and a gymnasium - are laid out in a linear arrangement to capture views, the built forms interspersed with a large lawn, pool and jogging track. To the same end, the rectangular main building shelters glass walls and terraces inside a double-height colonnade, integrating interior and exterior space. It is a post-and-beam structure built in reinforced concrete.