Fathy, Hassan. Correspondence With Mr. John Townsend Regarding the Suhar Renovation Project. 15 May 1973. Hassan Fathy Archives. Aga Khan Trust for Culture. Geneva, Switzerland.
Written to: Mr. John Townsend (Economic Development Consultant)
Date: May 15, 1973
In this correspondence Hassan Fathy writes to John Townsend giving him the names of young architects who might be able to carry out research on climate and architecture in Oman. He also discusses design proposals for the Sohar remodeling project that include rebuilding the mounds surrounding the city with a raised podium for protection against annual torrent winds and the incorporation of vegetable gardens in the residential scheme.