Mohaimeen Islam received his Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) degree from BUET in 2012 and started teaching there as a lecturer. He completed his masters in Design & Make MArch, from the Architectural Association School of Architecture, UK, in 2016. In the AA Design & Make programme, he worked hands-on with the digital fabrication technologies, where he designed and made a robotically fabricated WOODCHIP BARN as their thesis project during 2015-16. He joined the Department of Architecture again in 2019, and since serving as an Assistant Professor.
He was previously appointed as a Senior Lecture in the Department of Architecture of BRAC University. He also taught part-time in the Department of Architecture, North South University, Dhaka, during fall 2017. Before joining BRAC University, he worked as an Associate Architect with Volumezero Ltd. from 2016-2018. He is a full member (licensed) of the Institute of Architects Bangladesh – IAB, with experience both into academia and practice.
While developing his professional expertise, he attended the programme on “Project Management for the Construction Industry in Bangladesh (BDCP)”, in Japan, a two weeks partially funded workshop, organized by The AOTS, during Nov 2017. Previously he participated in the Glenn Murcutt Master Class (GMMC 2013) with 50% scholarship, a two weeks design workshop in Sydney, Australia, under the Pritzker Award Winner Architect Glenn Murcutt. He was also a participant in the summer programme ‘ISPA 2013 – Cities In Asia’, a four week design and research studio in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore, organized by the University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Architecture, to experience the issues such as identity, migration, cultural production, colonialism, nationalization and globalization within Asia’s most vibrant cities. Along with his experiences, Mohaimeen won a number of awards since he was a student (namely, Berger Awards for Students of Architecture, BUET). After graduation from BUET he was awarded the prestigious Habibur Rahman Scholarship for excellence in design.