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Institute of Architects-Bangladesh (IAB) in association with Dhaka Electric Supply Company Ltd (DESCO) today [March 14, 2016] announced the six finalist teams nominated for second stage of the DESCO Head Office Building Design Competition.  Earlier on December 14, 2015, DESCO , a public utility company, called the 2 stage open architectural design competition  inviting architects to submit their proposal for the Head Office Building on 2 Bigha (28,980 sqft)  land located at Nikunja (north), Khilkhet, Dhaka.

The finalist teams are (in alphabetical order):

  1. Faisal Ahmed ( A-153) and Team
  2. Mahmudul Alam ( A-161) and Team
  3. Mahmudul Islam ( I -056) and Team
  4. Munirul Haque ( H-011) and Team
  5. Rafiq Azam (A-005) and Team
  6. Selim Altaf Biplob (B-025) and Team

More than 70 participants entered the competition .Submitted entries are now exhibiting at Gallery 5 of  Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka.

Finalist teams will receive an honorarium of 2,50,00 ( two lac fifty thousands) each and have until May 7  to produce their final designs. Congratulations to  finalist teams and best wishes for the proceeding stage.