Citizen of Dhaka recently witnessed one of the vibrant events of Asian architects well known as ARCASIA Forum 20. To make the event engaging, the organizer, Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB), invited nine architecture schools to take part in the City Branding Installation. Group of students from AIUB, BRAC, BUET, NSU, Stamford University, State University, SUST, UAP, Southeast University participated in the event and put up ten installations at different important nodes of  Dhaka. The whole process from design to construction was supervised by a creative team comprising the faculty members of respective institutions and members from IAB.

City Branding Committee: Ar. Masudur Rahman Khan (Convener), Ar. Bikash Saud Ansary (Co-convener), Ar. Abu Anas Faisal (Member Secretary), Ar. A K M Mahfuzul Haque Zaglul, Ar. Nazmul Haq Bulbul, Ar. Md. Alamgir Jalil, Ar. Mohammad Maruf Hasan, Ar. Md Shahid Hasan Rabbani, Ar. Tabassum Rifat Saikat, Ar. Md. Anwar Jahed.

AIUB_01

AIUB 02

University: American International University-Bangladesh

Supervising Faculty: Ar. Tabassum Zarin, Fauzia Rahman Mouri

Location: IAB- West and South Road, Agargaon, Sher-E-Banglanagar

 

BRAC_01

University: BRAC University

Supervising Faculty: Ar. Shams Mansoor Ghani, Ar. Smiur Rahman

Location: Gulshan Circle 1, Dhaka

 

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University: Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)

Supervising Faculty: Dr.Nasreen Hossain, Ar. Md. Tarek Haider, Ar. Meherul Kader Prince

Location: Bijoy Sarani East Circle, Dhaka

 

NSU_1

University: North South University  (NSU)

Supervising Faculty: Ar. Tasnuva Sabah

Location: Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden Dhaka

 

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University: Stamford University Bangladesh

Supervising Faculty: Ar. Mashudur Rahman Fahim

Location: Bijoy Sarani- By Pass West Triangle Corner, Dhaka

 

state uni 01

University: State University of Bangladesh

Supervising Faculty: Ar. Dr. Sajid Bin Doza, Ar. Kabir Redowan

Location: Gulshan Circle 2, Dhaka

 

southeast_01

University: Southeast University

Supervising Faculty: Ar. Masud Rashid, Ar. Faysal Karim Bhuiyan

Location: Press Club Island, Dhaka

 

SUST

University: Shahjalal University of Science & Technology (SUST)

Supervising Faculty: Ar. Kawshik Saha

Location: Kamal Ataturk Avenue Dhaka

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University: University of Asia Pacific (UAP)

Supervising Faculty: Ar. Ziaul Islam, Ar. Ehsan

Location: Manik Mia Avenue East Circle, Dhaka

 


Photographs and information courtesy: Ar. Abu Anas Faisal

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