Research and Design Coordinator
Bengal Institute Team
Nusrat Sumaiya, Research and Design Coordinator of BI, is an Architect and Urban designer involved in research as well as urban and landscape design. She has completed various different scales of projects with Government, NGO, and Private Organizations. Her works have been exhibited in IAB Design Award 2016 exhibition and published in several reputed publications of Bangladesh and Abroad. She was a former writer of “Daily Banik Batra” and “Halkhata”. She has contributed in a number of publications including the book “Next Sylhet” by Kazi Khaleed Ashraf. She co-founded Auritra Architects in 2013 to continue her own practice and started her journey as an associate architect at ARC Architectural Consultants. Her diversity of work encouraged her to work as a Project Manager of consulting part on behalf of Bengal Institute for The World Bank in the Dhaka NLTA Project and also as an organizer for several important Exhibitions “Next Dhaka”, “Next Sylhet” and “Exhibition on Public Spaces”. She is the Organizer and Management of “Mongolbarer Shabha”, Architect’s Forum. Her commitment to the society encouraged her to perform as a supporting role at “Bridge Foundation” [A platform for Autistic Community] and was a founder member of “Rup Rekha” [A platform for the advanced education for the ancestor of sex worker community of Shakhari Patti Dhaka].