Beaconhouse National University (Pakistan)

Beaconhouse National University (BNU) is a private, liberal arts university based in Lahore, Pakistan.  BNU is the first liberal arts university in Pakistan and was established in 2003 with the goal of “imparting education with a modern and rational course content while ensuring that the history and culture of Pakistani society are respected.”  BNU has several different community programs including Tarogil Community Outreach Initiative, the Alipur Project, Resetting the Indus (RTI) Project, Hamari Basti Project and Incremental Public Housing Initiative.  Beaconhouse National University’s website>>

Incremental Public Housing Initiative
Students in the School of Architecture are using their professional training to develop an implement a plan for incremental housing development in Pakistan.  Read more>>

Hamari Basti Workshop
Professor Dr. Brigitte Wolf designed a 10 day workshop during which students researched the lives of Mian Mir Colony, a neighborhood of Lahore, to determine unfulfilled business needs.  Students then developed new business models for services and retail opportunities.