Library Design |By ICON Architects and Engineers | Defence central library -Karachi


Defence Central Library

Location Karachi
Type Educational
Project Area 15000 Sft

Architecture Design Firm


Lead Architect

Qasim Raza , Mohammad Noshad Rizvi , Faisal Rais

DHA Central Library is one of the prime institutions of Defence Housing Authority Karachi. It was established on 3rd November 1991. DCL has a beautifully designed and artistically decorated building with lush green lawns, fountains and rockeries all around it. Like any modern library, DCL has a computerized book inventory, modern and speedy Internet facilities, exclusive newspapers & periodicals section, access to digital library of HEC, state-of-art audio visual facilities and a unique Children’s Library fully equipped with modern facilities.

Defence central library (DCL) undergone a massive uplifting , renovation and upgradation proces aimed at modernization , improvement and expansion of the library facilities.


This is the first “Disabled Access Friendly” library of karachi as it connects main library building with car parking through wheel chair.



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