Perhaps the most graceful mosque complex in Bangladesh is the Bajra Shahi mosque, popularly known by the local people as the Tajmahal of Bengal. It is named after the village of Bajra under the Begumganj upazilla of Noakhali district, located on the west bank of a big derelict tank now used as a paddy field. […]
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.
Architect Ashik Ikbal is a facile doodler. Like most of the other doodlers his drawings made at his subconscious mind while preoccupied with other activities like chatting with fellow colleagues, talking over the phone, attending at a meeting or sitting in any passive environment. Though predominantly subconscious, yet most of his doodles show mindful display […]
In 2006, Nishorgo, a Protected Forest Area Management Program of Forest Dept, arranged a National Architectural Design Competition for Visitor's Interpretation Centre at Lawachara, Sylhet. The competition was organized in association with IAB. The following project is one of the competition entries by Architect Mohammed Emran Hossain, Shahidullah Faruque, Mania Tahsina Taher.
Khulna University Architecture student Mahamud Hasan Reaz is very passionate about paper work and likes to do origami and pop- up cards. He drew his inspiration from Japanese origamic architecture, very popular form of paper art widely practice all around the world. In his own word “Artist from other countries make their own architecture in […]
Kusumba mosque, termed as the Black Gem of Bengal, is situated at the village Kusumba in Naogaon. According to an inscription it was erected by a patron Sulayman in 966/1558-59 during the reign of Ghiyath Al-Din Bahadur Shah. Stone, though scarce, was used in most of the finest monuments of Bengal. Only six stone mosques […]
The project intends to celebrate the cultural heritage of Dhaka-Bangladesh, along with its greenery in midst of a hardcore urban context of Banani-Dhaka. It offers a place of refreshment with a lounge café ATTIN and a designer’s boutique showroom MUMU MARIA.
Impermanence as opposed to permanence . hand-made as opposed to manufactured . recyclable as opposed to non recyclable.These were the concerns that were behind the idea for designing a low-cost collection of office furniture for SHWO.
This transient school structure for S. R. Girls’ High School(Puthia, Rajshahi) was built (June, 2014)to provide much needed shelter for about 150 students of three different classes since the school didn’t have adequate structure to accommodate students. Students had no option but to endure all the climatic harshness. Not to mention class activities had to undergo uncertain halts during rain […]