Hybrid Atmosphere | Transforming an Abandoned Subway through Architectural and Digital Media

This project takes on the ongoing argument about separation with physical surroundings in the era of visual-centric digital media. To create an engaging/rich experiential architectural atmosphere today, a balance between digital and physical architectural components is mandatory. This project embraces the novel technology offered in digital media and architecture to bolster the place’s timeless natural […]


The Return of the City’s Water Spine: Chaktai Canal Regeneration

This project from Premier University claimed the 1st prize from Urban Design category in the global student contest – INSPIRELI AWARDS, where around 150 countries had participated with 1400 entries fighting for the title. The project proposed restoring urban water spines to solve water-logging and was praised by jurors from worldwide, notably – Santiago Calatrava […]


Urban Regeneration of Kawran Bazaar

A network of successful public spaces can potentially create a strong perceptual structure for the city that inevitably increase the imageability of that city. Taking  Kawran Bazaar as a case-study, this graduate project explores the notion of high-quality public spaces in regenerating the imageability of Dhaka.   Public spaces are the key to understand the […]


Integrated Handloom Cluster: Design for Weavers’ Collectivisation | BRACU

Handloom/ তাঁতশিল্প, the tradition of weaving clothes by hands, is one of the richest aspects of Bangladeshi culture and heritage. However, today, this prospective commerce is facing threats of extinction because of various problems and obstructions, thus compelling the weavers to leave their holistic profession, weaving. The weavers, who play an instrumental role in the […]


Centre for AI and Robotics Research | MIST

The project tried to billet intelligences under a common umbrella; these aptitudes are the ‘Human intelligence’ and the ‘Artificial intelligence’. It merges together and created a mega structure-a mega complex building under a great shell. The shell of the roof or the structural mega roof sometimes may be pictured ornamental and arbitrary but this structure […]


The City Lungs : A Vision for Future Airports

This design proposal, submitted by a group of Architecture students from North South University, was for a competition launched by Fentress  Architects. The aim was to propose a concept for an airport of the year 2100.  A list of major airports was given for redesign along with some key points to work on such as heritage-inspired, sustainability, […]


From Waste to Wealth: An Adaptive Strategy for Chittagong

Urban solid waste management is a serious environmental issue confronting the cities in developing countries like Bangladesh. Apathy towards the problem, inadequacy of field level information and data, and resource constraints may be blamed for the dismal situation of solid waste management often visible in our cities. In the city of Chittagong, 1037 tons of […]


SpreeMix or MediaSpree? The case of Holzmarkt, Berlin

Masters thesis design studio project, Germany

The featured graduate studio project explores the architectural and urban design approaches relevant to situations when new meets old in the built environment. In Berlin, Germany context, the exercise highlights adaptive reuse concepts in regenerating an urban brownfield along the River Spree. Students were guided to follow the HUL (Historic Urban Landscape) guidelines for the additions […]


Living Local: An Urban Vision for Walkable Rajshahi | BUET

While for many cities and towns of developing countries, the rising curve of pollution level is pronounced, Rajshahi’s air is getting cleaner. Thanks to the tree plantation campaign that began in 2004, and now the city excels at garbage and waste management, making Rajshahi one of the cleanest cities in Bangladesh. As initiatives like the […]


Archeological Park at Nateshwar Buddhist Bihar, Munshiganj | AIUB

Bengal delta is enriched with natural heritage made up of vast mangrove forests, longest beach, and mighty rivers. The land had no significant tangible evidence of the built-heritage of ancient Bengal until the discovery of the Mahasthangarh ruins in Bogra district in 1931. Later on, the Paharpur Monastery, the Kantajew Temple in the district of Dinajpur and […]


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