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News 2020-12-15T09:19:49+06:00
With much pride we are sharing that one of our students from Department of Architecture, BUET, Taorem Sananu  (Student ID – 1501034) has won “The TOY ARCASIA 2022 GOLD Award” (Thesis of The Year Award) for her undergraduate thesis, “Blurring The Line: Rejuvenating Entrepreneurial potential to develop the socio-economic scenario of urban slum,” which she completed in her final year (Level 5, Term 2). Professor Dr. Khandaker Shabbir Ahmed and Md. Mizanur Rahman supervised her thesis. She received the award on 6 September 2022 at the ARCASIA Forum-21, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia TOY ARCASIA 2022 is an international platform for undergraduate students ...
It is a matter of great pride that one of our students from Department of Architecture, BUET, Zareen Tasneem Sharif (Student ID – 1401006) has been awarded ‘The Global Winner 2022’, Architecture and Design organized by Global Undergraduate Awards for her Level-5 Term-II undergraduate thesis titled ‘Waste in the City: Agglomerating Local Economy of Matuail Landfill’ supervised by Dr. Nasreen Hossain, Patrick D’ Rozario, and Dr. Apurba K Podder. Zareen finished her B.Arch. in March,2021.   The Global Undergraduate Awards is one of the world’s most prestigious academic award programs. Prizes are awarded to 25 disciplines by a non-profit organization ...
Department of Architecture, BUET will arrange an exhibition on student projects, from 2nd September 2022 to 4th September 2022 at the department premises. The event will be inaugurated by the honorable Vice Chancellor of BUET-  Prof. Dr. Satya Prasad Majumder at 4:30 pm on the 2nd of September. It will continue from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm on the following days. The exhibition will showcase the student projects from various levels of the January 2022 session, ranging from single functional experiential spaces to macro-level urban Planning solutions. The exhibition is open to all. Social Media(Facebook) Event Link 
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony for ‘Bangladesh Lamps Limited (BLL), and Department of Architecture (DoA, BUET) Collaboration Programme (2022-2023)’ was held on 22 May 2022 in Vrooman room, DoA. The signing ceremony was graced by Professor Dr. Ishrat Islam, Honourable Dean, Faculty of Architecture and Planning. Under this collaboration program, in each year, Tk. 4,50,000/- will be allocated for the publication of the thesis-projects of Design Studio-X through a book launching ceremony; and a yearly Tk. 1,20,000/- scholarship will be awarded to one student of Level-2, Term-1, based on the result of Level-1. Professor Dr. Shayer Ghafur, Head, ...
The publication ceremony of the book Fifty Years of Architecture in Bangladesh, published by The University Press Limited has been held on March 11, 2022, Friday afternoon at the premises of The Department of Architecture, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET). This book is published as part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Department of Architecture. This book is primarily a compilation of 50 significant architectural works of Bangladesh between 1962-2012. At the publication ceremony, Honorable Vice-Chancellor of BUET Professor Satya Prashad Majumder, Ph.D. was present as the Chief Guest. Renowned architect and ...
We are pleased to announce that BUET Design Team's entry entitled "Agro.ing City" has won the award in "Community and Socially Resilient Design" in the Designing Resilience in Asia (DRIA) 2020/21, an International Student Competition and Symposium. The team consists of Sadrila Abbasi, Rakesh Sharma, Fahmidur Rahman, Maisha Labiba Nahian, and Afra Anan Saba of Level- 5, Term- 1 ('15 batch). The proposal was also being awarded the honorable mention in the other two categories of "Best Regenerative and Mitigation Design" and "Best Resilient Building Technology Design." The esteemed jury praised the proposal's holistic approach to resilience design, contextual, multiscalar, ...
A Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) signing ceremony was held on March 24, 2021 (Wednesday) during 4-5 pm at the Department of Architecture (DoA), Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET). The MoA was signed between CARITAS Bangladesh (CB) as the implementing partner of the Homes and Community Project funded by Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and DoA, Housing and Settlement Division (HSD) under the Research and Innovation Centre for Science and Engineering (RISE), BUET. Honourable Vice-Chancellor of BUET, Professor Dr Satya Prasad Majumder graced the event as the Chief Guest. Among the dignitaries present during the event are Mr Ranjon Francis ...
Department of Architecture, BUET has organized and hosted a day long International Seminar & Workshop ‘ARCHITECTURE FOR THE DISPLACED: Exploring  Interventions for Sustainable and Resilient Communities’  on 12 April 2019, Friday at BUET, Dhaka. The workshop has explored the interventions that can help design inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable infrastructure for the displaced communities as Rohingya. The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, Design and Conservation (KADK) was our organizing partner as well. The event was also supported by the active participation of Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB) and Union of International Architects (UIA) as partner organisations.  ...
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