TYPE: Adaptive Reuse
LOCATION: Karachi, Pakistan
SIZE: 100 m²
ARCHITECTS: The Architects Polack
CLIENT: Abbas Tahir Ali Soni
Suleman Umar Building, a heritage declared building under SBCA located in Saddar Bazaar, Karachi came as a restoration and adaptive Reuse Design project into a jewellery store and is also known by its present function, being a Jeweller store under the name “Maria Jewellers”. The ground floor elevation was rebuilt taking into account the design motives and proportions of its upper floors while also maximising the display area at the ground level which was essential for its commercial purpose.