Fathy, Hassan. Memorandum Regarding Construction At The Village Of Al-Sadat At Aswan. 16 Mar. 1978. Hassan Fathy Archives. Aga Khan Trust for Culture. Geneva, Switzerland.
Written to: The Minister Of Housing And Construction; Dr. Mustafa al-Hafnawi, Head Of The Board Of Directors For The Council Of Public Authority For Housing Research Construction And Developmental Planning; Architect Salah al-Din al-Bandari, Undersecretary for the Ministry Of Housing And Construction
Date: March 16, 1978
The document is concerned with the construction project for The Village of al-Sadat, located in the Aswan area. The document lays out the directives for the plan, which aimed to make the village a guidance project using scientific research. The final goal was to make The Village of al-Sadat, a springboard for regulatory policy pertaining to rural development and construction in Egypt. Fathy outlines and summarizes particular aspects of architectural research conducted for the project and lays out the roles, qualifications, and directives for the Housing Ministry, The Council Of Public Authority For Housing Research and Construction, and the National Institute for Technology within the framework of the project and rural development in the country.