Nayyar Ali Dada

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Birthday
11, 1943
Birthplace
India
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
11, 1943 (age 75)
Birthplace
India

About

Best known for his design of the Al-Hamra Arts Complex and the Al-Hamra Open Air Theatre (both in Lahore, Pakistan), he earned both the President's Pride of Performance and the Aga Khan Award for his contributions to Pakistani architecture.

Before Fame

After studying briefly at Punjab University, he attended the National College of Arts in Lahore, Pakistan.

Trivia

He designed the Lahore campus of Beaconhouse National University, as well as the Serena Hotel in Islamabad.

Family Life

Born in Delhi, India, to a Muslim family, he moved to Lahore, Pakistan in his late childhood years.

Associated With

His contemporary, fellow Indian-born architect Sheila Prakash, designed low-cost urban housing units.