Territorial and Historical Framework of Multan: A Prosperous Land and an Inspiring Past Leading to a New Progress

  • Daniele F. BignamiEmail author
Part of the Research for Development book series (REDE)


To work with the goal of triggering and achieving a sustainable, social, economic and environmental revitalization of the historical core of an ancient city such as Multan is, in fact one of the oldest cities of the central southerly Asia, asks for a deep and full comprehension, as far as it is possible to attain it, of the territorial and historical conditions of a human community growth. The richness of the multilayered site of Multan, offered us the inspiration towards technical and creative actions, based first of all on profound respect and admiration for such a strong cultural identity. In the following pages are selected and presented basic geographical and socio-economic data as well as fundamental and distinctive facts, all of them considered essential key inputs to a better comprehension of the background and starting points of our interpretations, suggestions and plans for the future of the Walled City of Multan.


Housing Unit Ancient City Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey Walled City Track Ballast 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Project Development DepartmentFondazione Politecnico di MilanoMilanItaly

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