Basic Site Details

Name: National Archives Building
City or county: Islamabad
Country: Pakistan
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The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41964 Plans prepared, construction not yet begun 
Item 2 of 41968 Plans approvedFormally approved by the Capital Development Authority (Islamabad).
Item 3 of 4November 1970 Plans drawn upFull documents and drawings were issued by Gracie's team in November 1970.
Item 4 of 41973 Completion 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 4Alexander David GracieArchitectA1969 Gracie supervised the draughtsmen of Zahir-ud-Din Khwaja & Associates, a local architectural practice.
Item 2 of 4Robert Aidan MatthewArchitectA1969 Aidan acting as chief Edinburgh-based project architect for the Archives building.
Item 3 of 4Robert Hogg MatthewArchitectAMid 1960s1973 
Item 4 of 4Robert Matthew, Johnson-Marshall & Partners (RMJM)Architectural practiceAMid 1960s1973 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Administrative Sector Plan 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Glendinning, Miles2008Modern architect: the life and times of Robert Matthew RIBA Publishingp417, p480-481