mak-architects is a Karachi based architectural firm headed by Mohammad Ahmed Khan - A professional in the field with a variety of standing structures under his belt. Read more about us in the 'About' section of this website.
KHAADI, DO BURJ PLAZA
Area = 5950 sqft.
Completed in April 2018
It is a small shop with a wide front; making the massing extremely simple with the exterior ground floor elevation having rough plater finish and an angular entrance leading to the double height interior, while the exterior first floor having solid wood chunks of vertical section sandwiched between metal girders.
Area = 7600 sqft
Completed in July 2018
The Hyderabad store consisted of low ceilings and small internal grids; making designing a tough call; however, retained the stone wall in the double height space; and keeping it as the center of the store, designed around it. The exterior façade was designed keeping the rough elements of the busy commercial area; with bright sun and rising dust being permanent features.
DESI GALI – KARACHI
Area = 3000 sqft
Completed in April 2019
The design concept of the “Kanteen” was derived from the word “clutter” and the same time having a strong association with the khaadi brand identity. It was a fast-paced project; and the execution on site started less than three weeks after the plan was approved.