If we were concerned about the common good, about the greatest benefit for the most, and if we accept architecture as a collective art whose value is shared and benefitted by many, then it will be really futile to look for such things in Dhaka.
From the Ashraf Archives: In March 1999, The Daily Star published a writeup on housing challenges in Dhaka and the strategies behind successful housing complexes, written by Kazi Ashraf.
Balkrishna Doshi and Kazi Khaleed Ashraf partake in a converstation organised by Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad
The Architectural Review asked Marina Tabassum to write an open letter to a young architect, it is originally published in their September 2020 issue.
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Bengal Institute completes five years of its journey.
Farhan Karim uses Constantinos Doxiadis’s work as examples to show how the birth of nationalism is connected to other parameters. He provides historical background to the architect's work, details his works, and its influence during and after he was working in the subcontinent. He also provided context to the scene in which Doxiadis was working, his companions and intentions of the controversial architect.
Farhat Afzal writes about Abanindranath Tagore based on the lectures by Sonia Amin, February 2017.
Kazi Ashraf and Balkrishna Doshi converse about the connections that bind us culturally and architecturally and where we go from here.
Farhat Afzal writes about the evolution of cities based on the Bengal Institute lectures by Gary Hack in, April 2017
An article written by Mohammad Arfar Razi on the state of food-security in Bangladesh.
An article by Arfar Razi and Sanjoy Roy, originally published on The Daily Star.
A strategic analysis – learning from Taiwan, China, South Korea and Singapore