Fawad Suhail Abbasi
Architect, Partner , Suhail & Fawad Architects
Fawad is a multiple award winning architect and co-founder of Suhail & Fawad Architects in Islamabad & Karachi with his father Ar. Suhail Abbasi. He graduated with a B. Arch from the Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture in 2002.
He is known for his simple yet distinct design approach, bold architectural philosophy and a special attention to detail with completed and under-construction multidisciplinary, Residential and interior projects across the country.
In 2017 he received the National Recognition Award from the Institute of Architects Pakistan (IAP) for his contribution to profession & representing Pakistan internationally as an Office Bearer both at Architects Regional Council Asia (ARCASIA) & International Union of Architects (UIA) which are the largest global architectural organizations.
He was conferred upon Honorable Mention for Excellence in Architectural Design for two consecutive Award cycles 2016-17 & 2013-14 from IAP, IAP- ICI “Let’s Color Award” 2016, Design Excellence Award in 2009 amongst various other recognitions in the last sixteen years of his practice.
As the first Chairman of ARCASIA Committee on Young Architects in 2015-2016 and Regional Representative for UIA in 2016-2017 he is the only Pakistani so far to hold these international positions.
Since 2013 he has represented Pakistan as an Official delegate & Office bearer of ARCASIA & IAP at the AIA( American Institute of Architects) in U.S.A , RIBA( Royal Institute of British Architects) in UK, V4AF in Hungary, PAM in Malaysia, ASA in Thailand, HKIA in Hong Kong , AAM in Macau, IAB in Bangladesh and SONA in Nepal.
After serving IAP as the Islamabad Chapter Honorary Secretary and later Chairman, he was elected to the National Council and continues to serve as its National Vice President for a three year term 2017-2019.
FAWAD SUHAIL'S PRESENTATIONS
Architecture and Public Spaces: Our perceptions, context, cultural and social resposibility
BY FAWAD SUHAIL ABBASI
@ VOL 3
ON MAR 10, 2018
Communal spaces are about nurturing change. Public spaces are healthy interventions in the growth of a city, they always benefit arts and culture, they help bring people together to enjoy the city and each other. Fawad Suhail Abbasi talks about the role of architects in public spaces and what a perfect public space looks like.