In projects that range from the scale of the residential block to the master plan, Marina Tabassum prioritizes climate, materials, site, culture, and local history in order to counteract what she finds impersonal and confused in architecture globally. Her Bait Ur Rouf Mosque is a case in point: built...
Meetings on Architecture
Speakers: Paolo Baratta, Shelley McNamara, Yvonne Farrell, Francis Diébédo Kéré, Marina Tabassum, Michael Maltzan, Dorte Mandrup.
26 May 2018, Teatro Piccolo Arsenale, Venice
Video Courtesy of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture
- Bait Ur Rouf Mosque, Dhaka, Bangladesh / Marina Tabassum Architects
A refuge for spirituality in urban Dhaka, selected for its beautiful use of natural light.
- Friendship Centre, Gaibandha, Bangladesh / Kashef Chowdhury + URBANA
A community centre which makes a virtue of...
More info: http://www.archdaily.com/796498/2016-aga-khan-award-for-architecture-winners-announced
Six exemplary projects have been announced as winners of the 2016 Aga Khan Award for Architecture. Presented once every three years, the award was established by the Aga Khan in 1977 to “identify and encourage building concepts that successfully addressed the needs and aspirations of communities in...