The project stretches up the concept of the traditional horizontal courtyard of Bangladesh on vertical community building to give platforms for informal and formal participation of community members, hence creating the organic growth of total community and the capacity building program.
ARCASIA Committee on Green and Sustainable Architecture organized the international idea competition on the theme of how a Green Building would contribute to COVID-19 pandemic prevention and control. Titled as “The contribution of Green Building in the fight against COVID-19”, the competition called for entries from Architects of the Member Institutes of ARCASIA. The featured project by Architect Shafique Rahman won the second position.
The entry ‘The Prize of Water’ was one of the finalists in the design competition ‘Designing Resilience in Asia (DRIA) 2018’. The proposal was appreciated for the inter-scalar and interdependent innovations. Since 2015, the DRIA has been organizing an International Symposium and Design Competition in Singapore annually. In the year of 2018, the competition took the theme of ‘Drowning by the Sea: Re-Envisioning the Future of the Chao Phraya Riverfront’. The proposal was presented before an international jury board including- Richard Hassell (WOHA), Dr. Josef Leitmann (World Bank), Anne Leos Nillesen (DEFACTO), Yossapon Boonsom (SHMA).
The proposal “Chennai Chooses” was one of the three special mentions by the jurors in the design competition Designing Resilience in Asia (DRIA) 2019 and was appreciated for the social innovation. The annual DRIA international design competition encourages foresighted urban and architectural design proposals, as well as promotes innovation in building technologies to ensure a […]
The proposal “Creating Spaces rather than Designing” has won the 1st place in the international architecture competition for affordable housing in Lesotho, Africa titled “Rise in the City”. The winning project was selected from 150 applications, 78 preliminary designs and 56 final designs entrants from 39 countries. This is a unique international architecture competition organized by Rise International and BOND Events for recent graduates and students worldwide. The contest was to design affordable and sustainable housing solutions to curb Lesotho’s housing problem in an environment challenged by: increased urban migration, climate change and scarcity of resources.
The following project envisioned by Miami University graduate student Abdul Kader won the first place in 'Saint Louis Amazon Headquarters-2018 student competition organized by AIA Ohio Foundation. Jury cited, "The design successfully creates an interactive public space in the ground level. It is a beautiful graphical representation with a mixed of hand drawn, model and digital images"
The Multi-comfort House Student Contest was an international design competition organised by Isover Saint Gobain. More than 200 students from 50 countries participated in this contest. The project was to design a multicultural hub, incorporating residential, commercial, services, art workshop and exhibition areas within the new Culture Village currently under development in the Al Jaddaf area of Dubai, UAE. The following entry was the National Winner from UK.
In collaboration with Institute of Architects Bangladesh ( IAB) , Nupami BD LTD launched the '1st Porcelanosa Furniture Design Competition 2017-18' to introduce their product KRION- a new generation of solid surface, among the architects and designers . Awards were given under four categories which includes Living Room , Kitchen, Exterior and Office Furniture. The featured entry won the 1st prize in' Living Room' category.