Fathy, Hassan. Settlement And Rural Construction. Hassan Fathy Archives. Aga Khan Trust for Culture. Geneva, Switzerland.
In this paper, Fathy outlines the diverse factors necessary to take into consideration for the project of creating settlements and conducting rural construction in the farming regions of Egypt. The lengthy document goes into detail of the various historical occurrences, building techniques and methods, and cultural situations in the rural areas and how the different members assigned to contribute in the project should approach their duties. Furthermore, it gives detail to the lifestyles of rural residents and farmers in relation to their needs to be kept in mind while architecturally planning the village projects.