Year Designed: 2017
Status: Under construction
Built Area: 11,000 sqft
Location: Plot No- 365, Road- 16, Block- E, Bashundhara R/A, Dhaka.
Principal architect: Ar. Shafique Rahman
Design Team: Trikon Architects
Client: Professor Dr. Habibur Rahman
Facades are extremely important in the sub-tropical monsoon climate of Bangladesh. With the change in global weather condition, the dwellers of the Mega City Dhaka have been experiencing the harsh climate ever in the history. The intensity of sun has got higher temptation, on the other hand, Urban heat island effect in Dhaka characterizing the resilient local climate. Frequent local cyclone and driving rain is another phenomenon which affects the living style.
The G+7.5 Story apartment at Bashundhara R/A, Dhaka is a very sensitive design approach towards climate responsive design. The facades are carefully treated to provide adequate shelter from the unpleasant solar radiations. The large openings are designed carefully to maximize the wind flow and minimize the heat penetration. Balconies are designed with enormous sophistication of natural vegetation and harmonious scale to human for high quality outdoor living.
Synchronicity within function, structure, material and fenestration together echoing the aesthetic brick-concrete exterior of the apartment.
December 29, 2021