Mohammad Tauheed is the Academic Coordinator of Bengal Institute for Architecture, Landscapes and Settlements; where he manages the academic programs, communications, events and the publications of the Institute since its inception in 2015. He edits Vas, the flagship magazine of the Institute.
He is trained as an architect, and practices as an editor, curator, graphic-designer, and technology consultant; graduated B.Arch in 2008 from the University of Asia Pacific, Dhaka. He has additional training on cyber-security, communications, business development, public speaking and leadership through various workshops and training programs in different places in North America and Europe.
He is a TED Senior Fellow and a former consultant for TED Conferences LLC, New York. He organises and curates the TEDxDhaka Conferences, and volunteers as the Founding Curator of Global Shapers Dhaka Hub of World Economic Forum. He was the Founder and Editor in Chief of ArchSociety – it was one of the largest open-source global communities of architects and designers since 2006-2012.
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.