Hast-o-Neest Institute of  Traditional Studies & Arts

Proportion in Architecture:

In Modern Masters & In Classical Mughal Architecture

with Taimoor Khan Mumtaz

A Four Month Exploration - Study, Analysis & Application. 

For Architecture, Interior Design & Fine Arts Students & Professionals.


When one sees eternity in things that pass away, then one has pure knowledge.”

Bhagvad Gita


The good, of course, is always beautiful, and the beautiful never lacks proportion.”

The transcendent world is the world of loveliness and beauty, and the source of loveliness and beauty is harmony (tanasub)….

Imam Ghazali


"Space and light and order. Those are the things that men need just as much as they need bread or a place to sleep."

Le Corbusier


"A great building must begin with the unmeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed and in the end must be unmeasurable."

Louis Kahn

"The problem of architecture has always been the same throughout time. Its authentic quality is reached through its proportions, and the proportions cost nothing.... Art is almost always a question of proportions.

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe



(1) To Deepen Appreciation of the Universal Qualities of Architectural Space.  

(2) To learn Geometric Methods used in Classical Islamic Architecture.

Format: Studio/Lectures/Seminars, Projects and Site Visits.


Duration: Four months.

Class Timings: 10:30am to 1:30 pm on Sundays.


Starts Sunday 8th September 2019


Academic Qualification: Architecture, Art, Design, Interior Design Students & Professionals

Language: Urdu, English.

Selection Interview of Interested Applicants will be held.

Fee Structure:  PKR 4000/Month.


How to Apply:  Interested applicants should send in their names, cell number and email address to hast.o.neest@gmail.com with a statement of intent explaining the reason for joining the programme. Select candidates will be called for an interview for final selection.


Queries can be forwarded on hast.o.neest@gmail.com

OR: 0300 849 3170





































Mailing Address::
3, Iftikhar Ahmed Malik Road, Shariff Colony, Canal Park, Gulberg II, Lahore.

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