Sustainable, Social, Economic and Environmental Revitalization in the Historic Core of Multan City
The second phase of the project 'Sustainable, Social, Economic and Environmental Revitalization in the Historic Core of Multan City' aimed to demonstrate and initiate a sustainable process of social and economic revitalization and upgrading of physical environment of livelihoods and living conditions of the residents in the historic core of Multan city, in Pakistan. The initiative is funded through the Debt Swap Agreement between the Government of the Italian Republic and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. The project concentrated on living conditions improvement in the historic core of Multan City and it implemented the second phase, after the first. The studies conducted in the first phase allowed Fondazione Politecnico di Milano to better understand the urban dynamics across the Walled City. The numerous surveys and practical projects outlined and delivered have constituted the basis for the working plans in these main areas: Haram Gate Place, Musafir Khana and Sarafa Bazaar. The general goal is to improve the life quality of the inhabitants, encouraging the tourism and making the city more attractive for the placement of economic activities.
'Sustainable, Social, Economic and Environmental Revitalization in the Historic Core of Multan City' is developed by Fondazione Politecnico di Milano, together with Politecnico di Milano. The project involves three Departments of Politecnico di Milano: Department of Architecture, Built Environment and Construction Engineering, Department of Architecture and Urban Studies, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. More than 30 people is working on the team project: professors, researchers, technical staff and locals.