Everything related to human settlements, private and public housing are archived in this Area of Focus.
This session explored the fundamentals of human settlements, large scale designs and cities. The discussion also brought in topics of how funding organizations and local community get involved in a project like designing new villages from scratch.
The scope of architecture now encompasses more than just creating buildings. In its extended sense, architecture now involves the design of towns and cities, the rearrangement of landscapes, and the provision of well-being of communities.
Professor Hack came to teach at Bengal Institute for Architecture, Landscapes and Settlements. Professor Kazi Khaleed Ashraf conducted this conversation with him at the Institute, focusing on several aspects of contemporary cities and their future...
We propose a “Dhaka Nexus” in which the city and its greater neighborhoods – the region – are brought under an active and coordinated planning net. In the nexus, selected existing nodes across the region may be revitalized by relocating and distributing commerce, institutions, and government offices in a uniform way.