List of Bangladeshi architects

This list of Bangladeshi architects includes notable architects who were born in Bangladesh.

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Name Birth and death Education Firm/organization Notable projects, awards and publications

Jalal Ahmed

Born 1959

  • Scholastica School at Dhaka and Savar
  • Training And Resource Center BRAC at Faridpur, Rangpur and Bogra
  • Dominic Residence, Tanzania

Kazi Khaleed Ashraf

Born 1959

  • Designing Dhaka: A Manifesto for a Better City (Loka Press, Dhaka, 2012)
  • Made in India (AD, London, 2007)[3]
  • Sherebanglanagar: Louis Kahn and the Making of a Capital Complex (Loka Press, Dhaka, 2002)
  • An Architecture of Independence: The Making of Modern South Asia (Architectural League of New York, New York, 1997)
  • Pundranagar to Sherebanglanagar: Architecture in Bangladesh (Chetana, Dhaka, 1997)
  • National Capital of Bangladesh (GA Edita, Tokyo, 1994)

Rafiq Azam

Born 29 December 1963, Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • SHATOTTO - architecture for green living
  • Emirates Glass Leading European Architects’ Forum (LEAF) Award 2012[4]
  • SA Residence, Cityscape Architecture Award 2009[5]
  • Meghna Residence

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CEdit

Name Birth and death Education Firm/organization Notable projects, awards and publications

Kashef Mahboob Chowdhury

Visiting Faculty:

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Name Birth and death Education Firm/organization Notable projects, awards and publications

Bashirul Haq

Born 1942 Brahmanbaria, Bangladesh Died 2020

  • Principal, Bashirul Haq & Associates

Projects:

  • Bhatshala House
  • Kalindi Apartments
  • Dhansiri Apartments
  • Chayanaut Bhaban
  • ASA Head Office Building

Publications:

  • Battling the Storm - Study on Cyclone Resistance Housing, published by the German Red Cross, 1999

Mubasshar Hussain

Saif Ul Haque

Born 1958

  • Principal, Saif Ul Haque Sthapati

Projects:

  • BRAC Training Center at Faridpur, Bangladesh[12]
  • Camp House for an Archaeological Team, Bogra, Bangladesh; IAB Award 2006
  • Govinda Gunalanker Hostel, Chittagong, Bangladesh
  • Banchte Shekha Training Center, Jessore, Bangladesh

Publications:

  • Sherebanglanagar: Louis Kahn and the Making of a Capital Complex (Loka Press, Dhaka, 2002), co-author[12]

Syed Mainul Hossain

Born 1952 in Munshiganj, Bangladesh Died 2014 in Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Projects:

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Name Birth and death Education Firm/organization Notable projects, awards and publications

Muzharul Islam

Born 25 December 1923, Murshidabad, British Raj Died 15 July 2012, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Projects:

Awards:

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Name Birth and death Education Firm/organization Notable projects, awards and publications

Fazlur Rahman Khan

Born 3 April 1929, Dhaka, British Raj Died 27 March 1982, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Resting place Chicago, Illinois, USA

Ehsan Khan

Born 1964 Bangladesh

  • Bachelor of Architecture, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

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Name Birth and death Education Firm/organization Notable projects, awards and publications

Enamul Karim Nirjhar

Born 1962 in Rajshahi, Bangladesh

  • Bachelor of Architecture, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
  • Principal architect and CEO, System Architects

Projects:

  • British American Tobacco Corporate Headquarters
  • Ninakabbo Epyllion Holdings
  • Shudha Sadan
  • Shakha-Proshakha (residence of Faridur Reza Sagar)
  • Voot Restaurant
  • WE - The Restaurant (Hampshire, UK)
  • Fera (residence)
  • Epyllion Style Industry

Awards:

  • AYA JK Cement Architect of the Year Award (2005)
  • Berger Commendation Award for Excellence in Architecture (Ninakabbo)
  • IAB award

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Name Birth and death Education Firm/organization Notable projects, awards and publications

Yafes Osman

Born 1 May 1946, Chittagong, Bangladesh

  • Bachelor of Architecture, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

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Name Birth and death Education Firm/organization Notable projects, awards and publication

Mustapha Khalid Palash

Born 1963 in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Visiting faculty:

Projects:

Awards:

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Name Birth and death Education Firm/organization Notable projects, awards and publication

Marina Tabassum

Born 1970 in Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • In 1995 Tabassum founded URBANA with Kashef Mahboob Chowdhury
  • Marina Tabassum Architects
  • Director of Academic Program at Bengal Institute for Architecture, Landscapes and Settlements since 2015

Visiting faculty:

Projects:

  • J.A. Naser Residence. North Avenue Gulshan. Dhaka. Completed in September 2001
  • Anjuman. Block E. Lalmatia. Dhaka. Bangladesh. Completed in June 2001
  • BEN Bangladesh ltd. Factory Building at DEPZ Dhaka Completed in September 2001
  • Liberation War Museum and Independence Monument. Suhrawardy Udyan. Dhaka.
  • A-5, Architects residence. Lalmatia. Dhaka. Completed in February 2002
  • Exhibition Design and Execution on the Birth Centenary of Loius I Kahn
  • Baitur Rauf Jame Mosque, Dhaka.

Awards:

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Name Birth and death Education Firm/organization Notable projects, awards and publications
Mohammad Foyez Ullah Born 1967 in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Principal architect Volumezero Limited
  • Editorial Committee Member of the Fire Safety and Protection section of BNBC
  • Advisor of monthly SHOWCASE: magazine on Interior, Architecture & Art
Notable Projects:

Notable Awards:

  • Three NBR Awards to being listed as the highest tax-paying architect in his country from 2018, 2019 to 2020.
  • Bangladesh Television National TV Debate Champion, represented Suhrawardy Hall Debate Team, BUET, 1990.
  • Ahsanur Rahman Gold Medal for the Masters of Architecture, from BUET in 1997.
  • IAB Design Award for design excellence in Multi-Family Housing,1998.
  • Citation Award winning entry, organized by IAB and PICL Authority in 1998.
  • Winner of Design competition for the head office building of Peoples Insurance, 1999.
  • Top 50 Designers of the World by McGraw Hill, N.Y. in 1999.
  • Berger Excellence in Architecture Award for designing Peoples Insurance Bhaban, 2007.
  • Global Brand Excellence Award, 2007.
  • Honourable Mention for Designing Liberation War Museum, Dhaka, November 2009.
  • ICE-Today Aqua Paints Interior Design Awards for designing its own design studio, 2009
  • Holcim Green Built Award for designing Grameenphone Corporate Head Quarter (GPHouse), 2010.

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Name Birth and death Education Firm/organization Notable projects, awards and publication

Shamsul Wares

Born 1946 in Bangladesh

  • An architectural consultant at Shisrikkhu Sthapati

Faculty:

Projects:

  • Vacation House, Vurulia, Gazipur, Bangladesh.

Awards:

  • IAB Gold Medal (2017)

See alsoEdit

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