Basic Site Details

Name: National Museum
City or county: Islamabad
Country: Pakistan
Grid ref:
Notes: RMJM design never built.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Museum  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2March 1965 Plans prepared, construction not yet begunShematic plans prepared
Item 2 of 21968 Plans approvedPlans formally approved by the Capital Development Authority (Islamabad).


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 4Robert Aidan MatthewArchitectA   
Item 2 of 4Robert Hogg MatthewArchitectA19651971 
Item 3 of 4Robert Matthew, Johnson-Marshall & Partners (RMJM)Architectural practiceA19651971 
Item 4 of 4Alexander David GracieArchitectA1969c. 1970Gracie supervised the draughtsmen of Zahir-ud-Din Khwaja & Associates, a local architectural practice.

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 1Group of Cultural Buildings for Islamabad Administrative Sector 


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