‘স্মার্টসিটি ক্যাম্পেইন' এর জন্য ধারণকৃত কাজী খালিদ আশরাফ এর মূলানুগ বক্তব্য; এখানে তিনি আধুনিক শহর এবং এর আনুষাঙ্গিক ধারণা, সেই সাথে ঢাকা এবং বাংলাদেশের অন্যান্য শহরের বর্তমান ও ভবিষ্যৎ নিয়ে আলোকপাত করেছেন।
Bengal Institute were at Narayanganj in a Public Meeting to discuss the future of Narayanganj
Through combined practices of imagination and handwork, a synchronisation of the human mind with the spirit of nature was sought.
"The Lived City" is a short-doc shot with mobile-phones about some of the neighbourhoods of #Dhaka City, it was a classroom assignment as part of Bengal Institute's academic program.
A workshop on urban design of small towns was conducted by Peter Buchanan and Saif Ul Haque. To understand the parameters of a small town, several lectures, a trip to Manikganj and studio work were organised.
A comprehensive ‘learning by doing’ landscape design studio started off working outside in the field...
Followed by the exercise in the boat trip, participants began to structure their own understanding of land-water-human relationships. And they presented some deep analyses of how people interact with the river.
Professor Mathur and Cunha's field trip to observe the landscape and activities on both sides of the river Dhaleshwari.
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York has mounted a major exhibition on architecture in South Asia called "The Project of Independence: Architectures of Decolonization in South Asia, 1947-85." The exhibition is accompanied by a book of the same title, edited by Martino Stierli, Anoma Pieris and Sean Anderson. Kazi Khaleed Ashraf was invited to write an essay on the modern house in South Asia. We publish an excerpt from that essay.