Principal Architect Attended A National Seminar at Institute of Architects Bangladesh
Bangladesh Sustainable Building Guideline Sub-committee under the Environment and Urbanization Committee – of 24 Executive Council of Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB) has organized a seminar- Voice Your Opinion: Prospects of Sustainable Building Rating in Bangladesh on August 13, 2022. As the Member Secretary of Bangladesh Sustainable Building Guideline, Architect Shafique Rahman hosted a discourse session with the leading Bangladeshi Architects Ar. Dr. Zebun Nasreen Ahmed, Professor, Department of Architecture, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Ar. Md. Iqbal Habib (Architect, VITTI Sthapati Brindo Ltd, Ar. Mohammad Foyez Ullah, Principal Architect, Volumezero Ltd and Md. Monwar Hasan Khan, Joint Secretary, Power Division, Government of Bangladesh.
Along with the discussants the invited guests were Ar. Mubasshar Hussain, President, 24th Executive Council, IAB and Ar. Istiaque Zahir Titas, Vice-President International Relation. IAB.
In the interactive discussion, Ar. Shafique Rahman discussed on different issues regarding Sustainable Building Design and Prospects of Rating Tools in the context of Bangladesh. Furthermore, discussants spoke about the sustainable building design possibilities in the academic learning as well as in the Bangladesh National Building Code (BNBC).
The program was also accompanied by Akter Ul Azim, BIM Coordinator Specialist at IBI Group and Dr. Anisur Rahman, LEED AP and Energy Analist, USA. Following the speeches, there was a time for questions and answers. Then the guests were awarded with crest handed over by Ar. Istiaque Zahir Titas.