Architecture Department

Architecture Department, an attached department of the Communication & Works Department Punjab, has a specific role to perform. Basically it provides architectural services to various departments of the Punjab Government. It is mainly concerned with planning, designing and supervision of architectural aspects of all the Government sponsored projects / schemes.

Architectural Plans/Drawings entails following Functions:

  • Formulation of concepts, schematic designs, and feasibility studies in coordination with the Client Department.
  • Development of Master plans and layout plans.
  • Preparation of working drawings etc. in consultation with the Building Department regarding structural aspects / design.
  • Preparation of working drawings etc. in consultation with the Building Department regarding structural aspects / design.
  • Computer generation of 2D and 3D presentation and working drawings.
  • Site supervision of projects at various construction stages.
  • Inspection of finished projects at the time of handing over / taking over.
  • Chief Architect; head of attached department
  • Director(s) Architecture; Faisalabad, Multan, Rawalpindi and 2 at Lahore
  • Deputy Director(s) Architecture; Gujranwala, Sargodha, Bahawalpur & D.G. Khan

Some of the Important Architectural Assignments handled by the Architecture Department are as below:

  • Master planning and designing of Divisional and District Complexes in Punjab.
  • Lahore High Court Bench Building, Rawalpindi.
  • Lahore High Court Bench Building, Multan.
  • Lahore High Court Additional Block, Lahore.
  • Aiwan-e-Adal Complex, Lahore.
  • District Headquarter Hospitals in Punjab.
  • Tehsil Headquarter Hospitals in Punjab.
  • Basic Health Units and Rural Health Centers in Punjab.
  • Middle and High Schools in Punjab.
  • Intermediate and Degree Colleges in Punjab.
  • Designs of Auditoriums in various Educational Institutions.
  • Various Police Buildings in Punjab.
  • Various Jail Buildings in Punjab.
  • Various World Bank and Asian Development Bank funded projects specially in Health and Education Sectors.

The total annual budget of the Architecture Department is about Rs.30.496 million inclusive of pay of officers and staff and all other expenditures of the Department. It would thus be seen that the Architecture Department is rendering architectural services to the Government at a very economical budget provision if it is compared with the private sector.