Bridge schools are designed to reflect the needs, ideas, and aspirations of children living in coastal villages of Bangladesh. Two types of floor plans (L-Shape & Linear Shape) are designed to fit the schools into the available sites and practical needs. Because the schools are in cyclone-prone areas, the structural system is designed with RCC and steel components to provide the required rigidity. The windows are designed to provide ample natural light and ventilation in the classrooms while still being conveniently closed during cyclones. The wooden panels are painted in bright colors chosen by the children, making these schools highly vibrant, lively, and intriguing.
Unigas Central Jame Mosque in Shitakundo Chittagong is a part of Unigas LPG plant. The client Unitex Group wanted to build a mosque for local people and the worker of the Plant as there is no mosque nearby. The mosque, designed by Architect Sharmin Sultana Tithi, embraces modernism while incorporating notable features of Islamic architecture.
Panthapath, a vibrant urban center in Dhaka, is a mixed-use district surrounded by major residential areas containing half the required open space for residents. The lack of open spaces essential for children's healthy social development prompted the creation of an accessible, inclusive indoor playground 'Creative Kids'. This indoor facility is designed by Trikon Architects in collaboration with Child Psychologists, clients, and potential user groups to promote intellectual, psychomotor and cognitive development in children. - Editor
The project was conceived in response to Cyclone Amphan in 2020, which wreaked havoc in the disaster-prone Satkhira district of Bangladesh. It is the only facility and an important interaction space for local children aged 5 to 8 years old. Due to a lack of funds, it was not possible to restore the facility to its original state. The children. therefore. had to pursue their studies in the open air in a chaotic situation. The Ankur Foundation, accompanied by two young architects, volunteered to help build a new school and give hope to the local children.
Richard H. Driehaus Architecture Competition is an international competition jointly organized by the Minister of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda, Spain and INTBAU to help, preserve and revive the use of local architectural and urban traditions. The 2018-19 edition is the third round of this competition which was conducted in two stages. Three sites won the first stage: Béjar (Salamanca), Guadix (Granada), and Olite (Navarra). This entry from Bangladesh is a proposal for the second stage of the Guadix site.
Community Development Centre - CODEC is implementing a child protection program through the EPRC project at different FDMN (Forcibly Displaced Myanmar Nationals) camps since 2019 in collaboration with UNHCR. In December 2021, a Multi-Purpose Centre (MPC) was established at camp 2W. It covers two blocks (Block B and C) among four blocks of camp 2W. Presently through this facility, CODEC is providing support to 12,263 individuals (including 6525 children).
In the context of continuing transformation of rural vicinities into semi-urban areas, rural homes have received renewed attention by the architect community and become a subject of experimentation and innovation. This award-winning project demonstrates how a rural home, situated in a subdivided piece of narrow land, can be recreated into a new form to embrace change. The project won the 'Berger Young Architects Award' in 2015 cycle.
This modest but sturdy holiday home near the eastern coast of the Bay of Bengal is designed to cater for family members of Mr. Nasir to escape from the city to reconnect with one another and the natural surrounds. The north-facing house opens itself to a large pond, utilizing large windows and overhanging balconies to unfold the residence out onto the property.