Fathy, Hassan. Memorandum Regarding The Conversion Of Gourna From A Model Village To A Touristic Village. Hassan Fathy Archives. Aga Khan Trust for Culture. Geneva, Switzerland.
Written To: The Minster of Tourism
Fathy discusses the scale and scope of the project in this memorandum. He outlines several reasons for the project and the main objectives which include the relocation of the villagers from their existing homes to newly constructed ones in order to preserve and locate the ancient graves present under their current homes. He also puts forward and clearly explains his two phase plan for the project.