Exhibition of Bangladeshi Architecture in Sydney

on Wednesday 16 July 2008 - 10:46:08 | by admin
The Royal Australian Institute of Architects (RAIA) and Bangladeshi Architects in Australia (BAA) is jointly organizing a seminar and architectural exhibition titled “Architectural Excellence in Bangladesh”. The exhibition has also been accepted as a part of “Sydney Design Festival 2008”.

The exhibition will present selected architectural works completed in Bangladesh by International and Bangladeshi architects as well as works by contemporary architects practicing in Bangladesh. The exhibition will also include selected works by Architects and Architectural students of Bangladeshi origin now living in Australia.

The primary purpose of this seminar and exhibition is to introduce the excellent continuation of architectural heritage in Bangladesh and the influence of western architecture in contemporary professional practice. The talk will highlight evolution of Bengal Architecture from early 8th century to contemporary Architecture and the contributions of International Architects in the modern architectural development in Bangladesh.

The RAIA & BAA invites everyone to join in this unique occasion.
Many of renowned Bangladeshi architects may attend the event, few of the names still could heard from the organizer are: Shamsul Wares, Rafiq Azam, Enamul Karim Nirhar, Mustofa Khalid Polash, Patrick D Rojario, IAB President Mubasshar Hussain and possibly Nurur Rahman Khan.

Venue: Tusculum auditorium
3 Manning Street, Potts Point, Sydney, NSW2011

Date: Tuesday 12August 2008
Time: 6:30pm for 7:00pm start

Call for Projects from Selected Architecture Firms in Bangladesh:
For this exhibition purpose the organizer authority has already contacted selected architecture firms in Bangladesh to submit their projects in digital format. This is to inform all the firms who have got the invitation,
From now Tanya Karim N. R. Khan & Associates is working on the coordination of project collection and submission process. All the invited firms are requested to submit their projects by 20th July at
TKNRK office
Tanya Karim N.R. Khan & Associates,
House No.: 24 (1st floor), Road: 9A,
Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1209, Bangladesh.
Phone: +88 02 8119549, +88 02 9142487
FAX: +88 02 9131835
Web: http://www.tknrk.com

All contacts should be made regarding this event to
Data Collection Coordinator:
Architect M. Tauheed, Contact: +88 01711013557
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