A few number of mosques, built in the outlying areas of Mughal Capital Dhaka during the early Mughal Period, reveal a happy blending of the Sultanate features with the new Imperial Mughal features, which characterise a transitional phase in the development of the mosque architecture in Bangladesh. This Atiya mosque is an illustrious example of […]
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.
Illustration: Mahmudul Islam Forhad | Architect and Academic Narrator: Ashik Vaskor | Architect and Academic ‘Congregating wisdom’ inspires human being for the adventure of conquest all. This gathered wisdom is the supremacy- it has the mystic magnetic aura to be invincible. But ultimately this conqueror is alone with his shiny sharp sword of knowledge. He has to […]
The newly envisioned office interior for Brand and Marketing department of KSRM reflects a fresh direction to achieve workplace environment that supports specific business drivers and expresses the corporate brand and mission, while creating a comfortable and stimulating ambiance for the users. Designed by STUDIO EXTENSION, the project opts for a simple plan humanizing modes of interaction between life and space while denying the manners of ‘cubicle identity’.
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.
In the year 2013, the University of Dhaka jointly with Department of Architecture, BUET announced a student design competition asking proposal for the “Dhaka Bishwa Biddalaya Shadhinota Sriti Shoudha” at the Mall area where stone was placed to construct “Kendrio Shahid Minar” by EX. VC Professor Dr. Muzaffar Ahamed Chaudhury in 1972. The aim was to uphold the deeds of University of Dhaka at the period of great Liberation War for future generation. The following project by the student of architecture, BUET won the first place in the competition.
In an attempt to cope up with the ever-changing nature of acquiring knowledge, initiative has been taken to improvise the Library of Faculty of Business Studies. SthaNiK Architectural Consultants designed this new intervention with a theme to hold the very essence of ‘contemporary’, which is deeply rooted to the core idea of the building itself, an architectural masterpiece by Ar. Muzharul Islam.
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.