The Multi-comfort House Student Contest

© Shayeeka Binte Alam, Rutuja More
The Multi-comfort House Student Contest was an international design competition organised by Isover Saint Gobain. More than 200 students from 50 countries participated in this contest. The project was to design a multicultural hub, incorporating residential, commercial, services, art workshop and exhibition areas within the new Culture Village currently under development in the Al Jaddaf area of Dubai, UAE. The following entry was the National Winner from UK.

Remodeling Krishi Market: Forming Community Square At Mohammadpur | AIUB

© Syeda Milky | AIUB

The following vision for Mohammadpur Krishi Market is inspired by the traditional market place with an aim to become a new heart and soul for surrounding community. A live, work, play, destination for the city, the project will comprise a combination of low-rise, ecologically sensitive levels of retail, a new public square with generous underground […]

Cultural Sanctuary for A-chik Mande Ethnic Community | BRACU

© Rifat Ara Mostofa | BRACU

A-chik Mande, also referred as Garo people, are the first immigrants from Tibet, who settled down in Garo hills finding both providence and security in this enchanted territory. The present population of Garo tribe in Bangladesh is around twenty five thousands who  lives in the northeast part of Bangladesh which covers Mymensingh, Haluaghat, Dhobaura, Netrokona, […]

Exploring Incremental Modularity of Town Hall Refugee Camp | AIUB

Exploring Incremental Modularity of Town Hall Refugee Camp © Alvi Muhtasim | AIUB

In 1947 during the partition of Indian sub-continent, a large number of Urdu speaking Muslims migrated to East Pakistan or Bangladesh mostly from the state of Bihar and from other states like- Uttar Pradesh, Odisha & West Bengal. Almost 1.3 million Urdu speaking Muslims came to this region. In 1971 during the liberation war, a […]

National Parliament Museum | Bangladesh University

National Parliament Museum  ©  Razia Azad | Bangladesh University

Our democracy, our sovereignty is our pride. Bangladesh is a democratic country and we follow representative democracy here. To maintain and practice a  proper democratic system it is necessary for the common people to participate in politics and their opinions should be duly counted.  The evolution of Bangladesh is rather a juxtapose of blurry images […]

Revitalizing Historic Urban Quarter of Borobazar, Khulna | ArchKU

Mohon Das residence , Borobazar, Khulna © Nafiz Rahat

Borobazar, Khulna is standing on the heart of Khulna City, the major economic hub of the region. In the 19th century, it was just a local village market. After establishing railway connection with Kolkata in 1885, this area started to enhance its economic impotency regionally. Due to lack of insightful planning policy & uncontrolled development Borobazar expanded exponentially. […]

Benapole Land Port of Entry | AUST

Benapole  Land Port of Entry © Nibras Noor

Benapole Port, the largest land port of entry in Bangladesh, located on Bangladesh- India border in Jessore. It handles more than 80% of cross border trade with India owing to its proximity to West Bengal. About 90% of the imported Indian goods enter Bangladesh through this port. Average 2000 passengers and 600-700 trucks of goods […]

Vertical Neighbourhood: Design for Social Mix | CUET

Vertical Neighbourhood © Abu Sayeed Mohammed Ziad | CUET

Due to population influx, the trend of high-rise housing in urban areas of Bangladesh is on the rise more than ever. The resurgence of vertical housing development is being observed in the major cities like Dhaka and Chittagong. The high rise, high density residential environments resulting from the ongoing urban consolidation policy have created a sense of social […]

Puthia Temple Complex: Heritage as Cultural Condenser | BUET

Puthia Temple

What makes Heritage buildings so special? Their history, colour, texture or their construction technique? Are we ruining the original beauty of our heritage buildings by conserving it in a very wrong way? Most of the archaeological conservation of our country ends up with an imaginative plastering detail and fake pink coloured walls (Chun Shurki) without […]

Robotically Fabricated Wood Chip Barn | AA School of Architecture

Wood Chip Burn | Photo credit: Valerie Bennett

Five students of AA Design & Make MArch programme designed and built a robotically fabricated Barn in the woodland at Dorset, England. The students used ‘prototyping’ as ‘vehicles’ for design research, developing modes of experimental architectural design that integrated full-scale making. The ambition of the design was to use found natural junctions/forks in trees – […]


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