A Trip Down Memory Lane with Nazma Anwar— One of the First Female Architects of Bangladesh

Architect Nazma Anwar was one of the three pioneering female students of the Faculty of Architecture in Dhaka established in 1962.   Born in 1943 in Rajshahi, architect Nazma Anwar spent her childhood in different places due to her father’s engineering job in the Roads and Highways. Her professional career began with Bangladeshi master architect […]

Architects’ response to COVID-19 crisis: An interview with Nurur R Khan

Architect Nurur Rahman Khan, a renowned educator and practicing architect, speaks with Context team about challenges brought by COVID 19 pandemic to the built environment professionals in Bangladesh. Architect Khan is a Partner of Tanya Karim N R Khan and Associates and has taught in various universities like BUET, BRAC University, UAP, NSU, Stamford University, […]

How architects are coping with COVID-19 pandemic: An interview with Mamnoon Murshed Chowdhury

ContextBD team talked with architects to learn how architecture offices are coping with COVID 19 outbreak in Bangladesh. The following interview features architect Mamnoon Murshed Chowdhury who his currently the Vice President [National Affairs] in the Institute of Architects Bangladesh – the professional body of architects in the country. Ar. Chowdhury is one of the […]


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