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.
THE CARNATION - a challenging multi-family residential project which is thought to enhance living quality in urban neighborhoods with respect to history and culture of the city. The major consideration is the neighborhood context while creating spaces for dialogue, cooperation and face-to-face contact. This project breaks the monotonous street view of the circuit house road. Client (EHL) requirement was a 4 unit dwelling apartment complex in the rectilinear plot. Being reputed for environment-responsive architectural practice in Bangladesh STHAPOTIK took this project with high importance.