Nusrat Sumaiya Tani

Research and Design Coordinator

Bengal Institute Team

Research and Design Coordinator, Bengal Institute for Architecture, Landscapes and Settlements

Nusrat Sumaiya is the director at BAU Design Ltd. As director at BAU Design Ltd and Research and Design Coordinator at Bengal Institute, she has led numerous projects involving planning, designing, development and managerial complexities. She has worked at many scales, from the regional and urban to buildings for over 20 years, working with government, NGO and private organizations. She co-founded Auritra Architects in 2013 to continue her own practice and joined as an associate architect at ARC Architectural Consultants. Her works have been exhibited in IAB Design Award 2016 exhibition and published in several reputed publications of Bangladesh and abroad. She was Project Manager for Bengal Institute for The World Bank supported Dhaka NLTA projects. She was a former writer for “Daily Banik Batra” and “Halkhata”. She has contributed in a number of publications including the book “Next Sylhet” by Kazi Khaleed Ashraf. She was an organizer for several important Exhibitions including “Next Dhaka”, “Next Sylhet” and “Nogornama”. Her social commitment encouraged her to be involved with “Bridge Foundation” (a platform for Autistic Community) and “Rup Rekha” (a platform for the advanced education for the ancestor of sex worker community of Shakhari Patti Dhaka)