The winners of student Idea competition ‘Creating an Urban Oasis’ have been announced. The aim of the competition was to bring out visionary design proposals appropriate for the existing 415 acres site of Tejgaon Old Airport situated in the heart of Dhaka Mega cities. The competition was organized by BUET Alumni Association in collaboration with IAB, IEB, BIP.

A number of multidisciplinary teams with students from Architecture, planning and engineering of different universities all around Bangladesh has been participated in the competition. The award ceremony held in the premises of BUET Architecture department on a very eventful day of 26 February. Honorable Vice Chancellor of BUET Professor Khaleda Ekram chaired the program as a chief guest. The distinguished Jury member Prof. Dr. Jamilur Reza Choudhury, Architect Shah Alam Zahiruddin, Prof. Nazrul Islam, Prof. Abdullah Abu Sayeed, Architect Rabiul Husain, Prof. Dr. Sarwar Jahan, Prof. Abul Barq Alvi, Prof. Dr. Mujibur Rahman were also present in the occasion.

The first prize goes to the team of Been Sayed Bakhti, Ahmed Yusuf Ibn Kabir Khan, Sadia Humayra Mounata (Architecture), Suvodip Singha (Urban and Regional Planning), Shamima Nasrin (Civil Engineering) from BUET.

Second prize goes to the team of Emran Hossain Suman, Mukti Ara Zaman, Md. Ismile  , Sardar Kamal Hossain (Architecture, Bangladesh University), Muhammad Abul Khayer Chishty (Architecture, UAP), Md. Rashed Majumder (URP, BUET) , C M Ehata Shamul Enam (Civil Engineering, WUB).

Third prize goes to the team of Hasib Sarowar, Merazul Islam Bhuyan, Sk. Hossan Al-Tanbin, Jati Mallick, Azima Tabasum (Architecture), Al-Ferdous Ahmed(URP), Md. Hossenuzzaman (Civil Engineering, KUET)from Khulna University.