Fathy, Hassan. "Architecture in The Middle East: Past, Present, and Future." 9 Jan. 1973. Hassan Fathy Archives. Aga Khan Trust for Culture. Geneva, Switzerland.
Presented To: The Ministry Of Culture And Information's Cultural Center For Diplomas
Date: January 9, 1973
In this lecture, Fathy considers the role of art in culture and its effects on the built environment. He discusses the plastic arts in general and outlines the characteristics of the Arab house and its relation to the natural environment and how that has shaped its evolving design concepts. He also mentions the current situation of the Arab house in modern times.