Architecture of ancient Bengal breathe with stories, spaces and interplay of light and shade. Spiritual spaces and spatial sequences shaped architectural wisdom precisely in different ages as well as period. Short research is going to address three different eras in ancient Bengal by providing illustrations of three prominent and splendid architectures in different regions in Bengal. The following sectional illustrations would be focused on spatial drama, course of action, permeability and lastly the sense of meaning of the structure. The article is more based on illustrative process of explanation.
Dhaka, a city of 400 years old, is the home of 18 million people and their dreams. Tempted by the bustling city life, one can’t help but fall in love with the city, its activities and its collective memory. Architect and urban sketcher Aurnob, through his on-spot pen and ink drawings, has explored this complex, collaborative relationship between people and places of urban Dhaka.
This new science building, located in a remote village of Dumuria, Khulna, has created equitable opportunities by providing access to science education for the disadvantages. Hence, the merit of this project should not be assessed in terms of its architectural outcome only, rather by its contribution to empower the society -Editor.
From inception, design, and hands-on involvement in the construction, this project is an exhibition of architects' response to culture, climate, and available resources while having concerns for societal needs and inequities that are often ignored.
This beautiful rooftop restaurant, sitting atop a high-rise building in Dhaka, offers a peaceful escape from the notoriously busy city below. Rising high above 200 feet of the ground, the lounge-hidden in the lush, green garden-is juxtaposed against the gray urban setting. With a seating capacity of about 500 people distributed in two levels, the project is claimed to be the largest rooftop restaurant of Bangladesh.
Fahad Rahman, an architecture graduate from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, paints almost exclusively from memory after studying the subject from real life. Through his painting, Fahad wanted to convey momentary impressions of colour and light, fleeting atmospheric effects and the transient moods of nature.