#supremecourt #building is situated on Constitution Avenue & is flanked by Prime Minister's Secretariat to #south & President's House & Parliament Building to #north
The Supreme Court of Pakistan is highest appellate court of country & court of last #resort . It is final arbiter of #law & #constitution Its orders/decisions are binding on all other courts in country.
Building's design was prepared by a famous #japanese firm, M/S Kenzo #tangeassociates , #pakistan #environmental #planning & #architectural #consultants (PEPAC) served as consultants & #interiordesigner . Civil & electrical works of building were carried out by M/S Moinsons (Pvt.) Ltd and M/S #siemens (Pvt.) Ltd respectively. Total cost of Phase-I was rupees 6,05.960 million. Estimated cost of Phase- II is rupees 1069.293 million.
Total covered area of complex will increase to 4,73,861 S.ft. Thus, immediate needs of office accommodation for various offices of Court & other bodies housed in the premises will be met.
The Court Complex is comprised of Main Central Block (having Courtrooms) Judges' Chambers Block & Administrative Blocks. Height of Main Central Block is 167 feet above ground. It is surrounded by Judges' Chambers Block to east & Administrative Block to north & south.
The Judges' Chambers Block houses the chambers & offices of Chief Justice, 20 Judges & Registrar. Library containing a collection of 72,000 books, reports & journals is situated in basement. This Block also contains an impressive Entrance Hall, a Conference Room & a Dinning Hall (Judges' Lounge). Two Administrative Blocks contain mainly offices of administrative officers & other members of staff of Court. Northern Block is occupied by staff of Supreme Court. Southern Block houses the offices of the Attorney General for Pakistan, Advocates-General of Provinces, Pakistan Bar Council, Supreme Court Bar Association, Bar Room, Secretariat, Law & Justice Commission of Pakistan#islamabad #islamabadians #islo #isloo #islamabadblogger #islamabaddiaries #travel_captures #travel #explore #wandering #earth #japan