Fathy, Hassan. "Regarding The Understanding Of Modern Arabic Architecture." 31 May 1965. Hassan Fathy Archives. Aga Khan Trust for Culture. Geneva, Switzerland.
Presented at: The Symposium On The Institution Of Public Buildings
Date: May 31, 1965.
In this paper, Fathy discusses the role of public buildings in the development of society. He also outlines the history of public building construction in Egypt starting from antiquity up until the modern period. He outlines the goals for Egypt in obtaining a leading role in the realm of public building architecture and the impact of such works on social and cultural development.