Have you always been excited to see the beautiful bamboo structures in ArchDaily, Dezeen, Inhabitat? And then, wondered why they never happen in Dhaka, or more widely Bangladesh? Where bamboo, one of the much acclaimed eco-friendly building material, is found in relative abundance. Why this material is generally limited to making scaffolding and rural homes… Read More BAMBOO DESIGN BUILD PLAY IS BACK!!
Yesterday l was oblivious Today I know a little more But today l wish I was still the ignorant from yesterday At-least l was at peace I did not know how to fix things But today l cannot, even after knowing I am becoming those that l once criticized Those that I once blamed To… Read More Layers
From the days of our childhood an unquenchable thirst to be ‘the best’is implanted into our beings by the systems of this world. Our thoughts are tailored, our achievements compared with that of our predecessors and our novels replaced with idealized biographies. Being the best is not the issue at hand, but when the best… Read More Liberal Arts for shaping the world today.
You only tend to understand the importance of all your body parts when you loose one. 🙂 I fell off the rickshaw – a three wheeled drive, powered by human labor; a popular mode of transport in Bangladesh for short distances, specially because its cheap. And through this course of action I have managed to… Read More One Legged Stories
Then what of the kingfisher that sat beside me yesterday as I dipped my toes in the lake, what of the woodpecker that shared our stories as we chatted, what of the frog that hopped past as I sighed, what of the dragonfly that we saved from the spiders web? … Read More The Fishermen of Bengal
Separated, yes. Lost, no. The undying need to sail away. The reasons for repression. The question of its necessity.
Culture, Heritage, Ambience and Joy
Hardship, Chaos, Unplanned Growth and Jungle of Built Masses
So how many of you have watched a video on how pollutants harm the species living in the water bodies around us. I can bet all those of you who will see this post, have seen one or several such documentations. Yet, how many of you have actually stopped rolling down the window glass while… Read More The Typical One
Today’s thoughts. No Classification of Physical Traits, Just the Beings and the Being. We are all aware of how women in architecture, or any other profession, have always been looked at. While more pressing issues of the global competition, racism and unequal economic power have now overshadowed the concept of women to be domestic beings,… Read More Stepping out of line