The Bengal Institute in Dhaka hosts an exhibition presenting the results of the academic studies conducted since the Institute’s foundation in 2015 envisioning the future of living environments. The exhibition presents projects developed for a number of cities and regions in Bangladesh by prominent national and international architects and academics.
On November 2, a ceremony attended by prominent local and national authorities inaugurated the exhibition “Nogornama The Future of Our Habitats” at the Bengal Institute. The institute was founded in Dhaka in 2015 and, as suggested by its full name, Bengal Institute for Landscapes, Architecture and Settlements, it conducts research and studies focusing on the evolution of urban settlements and the future of living environments. The studies focus in particular on the territory of Bengal and the promotion of Bangladeshi architecture. In 2018 the Institute supported the exhibition “Bengal Stream. The Vibrant Architecture Scene of Bangladesh” in the Swiss Architecture Museum S AM in Basel, telling the story of Bengali architecture in pictures by well-known architecture photographer Iwan Baan.
The results of the Institute’s most recent studies, conducted with the valuable contribution of Bangladeshi and international academics and architects, have given rise to a series of proposals for various cities and regions in Bangladesh, on exhibit until November 30 in the exhibition “Nogornama The Future of Our Habitats”.
The exhibition illustrates the Institute’s four main areas of activity: promoting complete knowledge of the past and future of the environment in Bangladesh, conducting in-depth research and integrated analysis, developing new visions for the future of human habitats, and presenting the results and proposals arising from its work to the public.