For the Award winning project SA Family Graveyard, Architect Rafiq Azam and his studio SHATOTTO drew upon the philosophy of ‘Lalon’ to create a metaphoric architecture that contains death and appreciates the earthly life. The project won the Gold medal in ARCASIA Awards for Architecture 2017. The award is considered as the highest honor for a practicing architect in Asia. The Graveyard is situated in Noakhali, Bangladesh and designed and constructed for Mr. Salauddin Ahmed's family- Editor
Our war for independence has always been an inspiration for our architects. Architect Rajon Das planned and executed this tribute to our martyrs patronized by Sylhet Government College which portrays our natural emotional tranquility as a nation. The narration is in Bengali.
MASCO School – an elementary school designed by DESIGN SOURCE is located just outside of Purbachal Model Town. The school building is laid out to create a moderate size playground for the children. This playground, perhaps, the most significant feature of the project. The playground is the heart of the school and hosts a range of activities, academic and cultural events. The building acts as backdrop for the playground. The open floor plan allows a smooth transition between playground and the building itself.
Sydney and Canberra based Architectural firm 'Ideas Architects- Iftekhar + design associates' has gained extensive experience in architecture and urban design in Australia particularly in residential, institutional and commercial developments. Bangladeshi origin Architect Iftekhar Abdullah, principle of Ideas Sydney wing , is an A+ member of Australian Institute of Architects and accredited professional of Green Building Council Australia (GBCA). The following residence is an alteration & addition project located in south west of Sydney.
For architecture ‘borders’ are primitive limits which a true international architect always tends to overcome, specially at this very age of globalization. Award winning architect Rafiq Azam while appreciating the essence of Bengali culture in local projects takes the opportunity to mark his excellence in an international arena with this project, located in Malaysia. The project is the headquarters for one of the largest developers in Malaysia named Sp Setia. It is a joint venture project of "SHATOTTO architecture for green living" and "ARCHICENTRE" where Md. Rafiq Azam is the Principle architect.
Dusai Resort & Spa, an award winning project by VITTI Sthapati Brindo Ltd. is a paragon of architectural sensitiveness, contextual response and cultural consideration. The project won 'Gold' in '9th International Design Award' competition contemplating architects' reputation.