"DESIGN DIALOGUE" AT ARCHITECTURE DEPARTMENT: Successful Completion of Thesis Jury Fall 2014-15
Architecture Department organized public presentation ‘DESIGN DIALOGUE’ of Final year students’ Thesis works on 7th, 8th and 12th January, 2015 at the Department. After four months of extreme hard work, forty eight students from Design Studio 10 presented their Design projects. This course ‘Design Studio X of Fall 2014-15’ was conducted by Dr. Masum Iqbal (Associate Professor), Md. Sariful Islam (Lecturer) and Sharmina HAque (Lecturer).
Ar. Masudur Rahman Khan (IAB Vice President -International Affairs), Ar. Jalal Ahmed (Ex-Joint Secretary, IAB; Principal Architect and Managing Director, J A Architects Ltd), Prof. Md. Ali Naqi (Chairman, Architecture Department, Stamford University Bangladesh), Ar. Nurur Rahman Khan (Architect, Tanya Karim N R Khan and Associates), Dr. Mohammed Zakiul Islam (Associate Professor, Department of Architecture, BUET) among many others from both academia and profession attended the event as external jurors. They shared their thoughts and comments with the students on their works. The event was graced by the presence of Department Head, M. Arefeen Ibrahim and other faculty members from Architecture Department, AIUB as well.
The event continued for three long days with presentations (drawing sheet, model, animation, power point) of individual design where students focused on their outcome of thesis studio. The discussion process helped students to learn in an interesting manner and interactive atmosphere. The respected guests and faculties of architecture department discussed on the design and gave their opinion. Many of the projects were highly commended by the jurors based on their merit. Enthusiastic participation of Architecture Students of different levels from AIUB and other Universities transformed the Department into a very lively and happening venue filled with festive mood. The Department is thankful to AIUB administration for its support and to IAB & the Architecture community as a whole for the spirit of cooperation in ensuring standard of Architecture education at undergraduate level. Successful public events like these are essential to ensure high standard of graduating professionals from universities and to establish a resourceful bonding between profession and academia.