From the time immemorial the Chittagong Hill Tracts has been the home of indigenous ethnic groups. They collectively identify themselves as the Jumma people, the first peoples of the CHT. The Jumma people are distinct and different from the majority Bengali population of Bangladesh in respect of Race, Language, Culture, Religion and Ethnicity. The demand […]
Painam Nagar ( Panam Nagar) is a set of forty-nine abandoned street-front houses once owned by rich Hindu merchant families. It is situated in Sonargaon, the ancient capital of Bengal during the Sultanate Period, at present day 17 miles east of Dhaka. Painam Nagar flourished in the late 19th and early 20th Century as it […]
Cultural dais for Nomads of water (Bede community) is an open platform which confirms the leadership, livelihood skill development training, and preservation of their heritage as well as providing schooling facilities for children of Bede community who are deprived of basic human need.
The southern region of Bangladesh is beautifully adorned with numerous rivers, canals and boats. Pirojpur and Jhalokathi these two districts from the southern part are also blessed with the mercy of endless water-site. Due to the low land topography of these areas, cultivation of guava is very common and popular phenomenon there. Atghar-kuriana from Swarupkathi […]
Jum Cultural Complex is a proposed Indigenous Cultural Complex located at Manikchari; Rangamati Bangladesh. It was the Final year (5th year) thesis project of Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology completed in 2014. Jum Cultural Complex is an initiative for the preservation, development and exposure of Jum Culture which not only promotes culture but also indigenous […]
Resuscitating Dhaka – a vision for future Dhaka, envisaged by Bin Sayeed Bakhti and Manal Anis of the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology ( BUET) won the third prize( joint ) in CAA students competition entitled “Visualising the Future of the City-what will your city look like in 2065?”. The competition was hosted by Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) as part of the CAA 50th Anniversary and International Summit, 2015.
|From Shuva Chowdhury| The meteorological architecture processes through a chemical dissociation of the space in elementary particles, wavelengths, humidity rate, light intensity, heat transfer coefficient for example, but also hormonal knowledge perceptions. We are interested now in forms which are no more composed together to create a “whole as gestalt.” We are interested in forms […]
Roads and Highways Department under the Ministry of Communication is responsible for construction and maintenance of all major road networks in Bangladesh. Their mission is to provide safe, cost effective and well maintained road network through the country. Due to availability of fund and vast expansion plan the department has taken necessary steps to establish […]
Museum of political dreams is an open platform which renews the perception and understanding of political history, societal system and cultural studies. It is a negotiating platform where people of diverse characteristics, different social levels can gather, share, argue and discuss on various topics to make themselves more responsive to their political and living environment. […]
The project won the 2nd prize at National level category in an International competition on the “Urban Revitalization of Mass Housing”, initiated by UN-Habitat as a part of their Global Housing Strategy’s campaign. A team of faculties and students of architecture department, AIUB participated in the competition held from September 2013 to January 2014.