The cosmopolitan lifestyle has given us a lot and also, has taken away more. The families are there, but not in the true sense. People are connected to one another via phone, e-mail, social media, parties, business and institutions. The bond people used to share through their house is almost extinct. There are no strings attached. There is no way we can deny our lifestyle. But yet, we can also not deny the urge of the place to create memory – the place to be with family. The following project by FORM.3architects is designed with an intention to REINSTATE THE LOST INHERITANCE and also, to meet the philosophical and psychological need of the urban people.
This single family residence is a triplex unit, almost square in plan. The house is a result of sophistication and luxury, creating a unique atmosphere for its residents. The client demand was to design a ‘living’ house which should adopt the qualities of the surroundings explicit beauty. So, special attention has been given to create a house integrating the vegetation and water of the surroundings. The design approach is based on a simple idea of ‘vertical gardens’. The plan integrates three gardens; these gardens vary in type, size and located at different levels. The overall design is the end product of simplistic approaches to achieve the utmost sophistication.
This context responsive residence is located in New Town, Dinajpur with a footprint of 1745 sft in a 7.5 katha site. Evidence of climate sensitive approach is present from design features to selection of materials. The architects, as they narrate, seem to be very cautious about energy efficiency, creating scope for plantation while retaining the existing trees and using local brick with efficient details.
Deyalkotha (wall attic) is a “ pilot project “ under the Tejgaon link flyover in Dhaka, Bangladesh . It has been built as a temporary education platform for the slum children living in the adjacent area. It works a multi-functional stage where the children will get to learn through playful activities and others will get social education through cultural activities such as theatrical performances .
3 Points consultant was formed in March 2012. Principal Architect himself is the founder of this firm. This very young but promising firm is now evolving with various types of projects such as residential, commercial, industrial, institutional, hospital and of course with various interior design & execution. The firm is also engaged with project construction management. Their motto is ''simple planning ......greater impact'' and they like to believe that in today‘s complex world there is nothing better than simplicity.
The Competition arranged by ELEVEN MEGAZINE was concerning Cambodia´s Tonle Sap Lake: a unique UNESCO wildlife biosphere home to over 1.2 million people living in floating villages. Today the area is under severe threat from growing pollution and disease epidemics. The inhabitant people are unaware of their acts and responsibilities, and the lack of their consciousness is gradually leading their home extinction in a very tragic way. It was an open international competition for students, architects, thinkers and designers from any field, aiming to offer a feasible solution to help the ecosystem of Tonle Sap lake survive and flourish.
Peda Ting Ting aims to transpose an idea of alteration on the onset of growing “restaurant culture” of our generation where space and surrounding dominantly articulate how we engage ourselves with the urban recreational space amidst the hustle and bustle of the city.
CUBEINSIDE Design Limited, founded by a group of young likeminded architects, has already earned a distinct reputation for their signatory works in the field of architecture and interior design. CUBEINSIDE has won several awards including 1st place in national design competition of “Head quarter of Anjuman Mufidul Islam” organized by Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB) in 2013. The following project is a vacation house at Gazipur, conceived to celebrate the tranquillity of Nature, an example that shows the creative aptitude of the design team.
BINYASH was established in 2004 by founders and principal architects, Rahat Niaz and Faisal Billah. This is a Dhaka based group of architects, designers, engineers and thinkers operating within the fields of architecture, engineering and research. This particular project is a factory complex located in Gajipur, reflects sensitive design strategies and technical considerations.
The architectural firm ‘Skeleton Architects’ has created a tilted cube for the guest house of Runner Group at Mymensingh. The platonic volume of the house contains 830 sqm habitable spaces over two floors. The cubical structure is set diagonally on its side and thus creating an interesting dialogue with the serene surroundings.