Fathy, Hassan. Correspondence Regarding Rural Housing. 7 Aug. 1976. Hassan Fathy Archives. Aga Khan Trust for Culture. Geneva, Switzerland.
Written To: Mr. Uthman Ahmad Uthman, The Minister of Housing and Construction
Date: August 7, 1976
The letter by Fathy is a follow-up to a conversation he had with Mr. Uthman during a trip to Vancouver for a conference of the topic of settlement. In this document Fathy stresses to the minister the need for an appropriate center and institute for technological research in Egypt in order to overcome the economical and methodological challenges associated with rural development. He lists the several rural development projects undertaken by him as case studies available to further research for technological advances in construction and architecture.