Architect Shafique Rahman (MIAB). Principal Architect 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ar. Shafique Rahman 

Principal Architect 

B..Arch (KU), M. Des. SC (Uni Sydney, Australia) 

Member Institute of Architects Bangladesh (MIAB) , Registered Architect RAJUK

 

Architect Shafique Rahman is the founder and principal architect of Trikon Architects. During 13 years of his affiliation with Architecture as a student, researcher, educator and practitioner, Shafique Rahman has designed and involved in a number of projects in Bangladesh and Australia. He has completed his Master of Design (M. Des. Sc) in Sustainable Design from the University of Sydney, Australia, in 2015, and completed Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch) from Khulna University, Bangladesh, in 2012.

Among his professional years, he worked with Crawford Architects in Sydney, Australia, where he worked alongside numerous international professionals, while taking up opportunities to work in a number of Housing Projects. Furthermore, in Australia he also worked with Design Studio 407 and Ideas Architects as Graduate Architect. During his professional affiliation in Bangladesh he worked with Dreesh Architects and engaged with many recognized Architects in a wide variety of projects.

Amongst his many noteworthy achievements in the field, Ar. Shafique Rahman awarded 2nd position in the International Design Competition of the Architects Regional Council of Asia (ARCASIA) in 2020.

 

His design work has been nomination for Exhibition and Presentation at the 27th World Congress of Architects – UIA RIO, Brazil (2021). There is acceptance of the 1st Position in The National Competition Organized by Lantas Lands, Bangladesh (2017), “Academic Design Award” (2009), shortlisted in “The Dwelling Unit 2062” and special mention in “IATA 2013”.

Ar. Shafique Rahman is also the author of numerous published research papers on Luminous Environment, Thermal Comfort, Building Material, Environmental Sustainability, Urban Regeneration and Shape Grammar in Architecture. Apart from being a Dhaka-based practicing Architect, he is also currently teaching at the Department of Architecture at Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology as an Assistant Professor.

EDUCATION 

M.Des.Sc (Sustainable Design) .  2014 to 2015

Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning

The University of Sydney, Australia , 2015


B.Arch . 2007 to 2012

Science, Engineering and Technology School (SET)

Architecture Discipline, Khulna University, Bangladesh. 2012

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Principal Architect  .  2016- Present

Trikon Architects, Dhaka, Bangladesh

 

Graduate Architect .  2015- 2016

Crawford Architects, Sydney, Australia. 

 

Assistant Architect . 2014- 2015

Ideas Architects, Sydney, Australia. 

 

Assistant Architect . 2012- 2014

Dreesh Architects, Dhaka, Bangladesh.   

 

ACADEMIC TEACHING  

Assistant Professor .  April 2018 to Present

At The Department of Architecture, Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST), Dhaka. 

 

Lecturer .  April 2016 to April 2018

The Department of Architecture

Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST), Dhaka.  

Awards and Exhibitions

2021 Finalist Top 7

Designing For Resilience To The Changing Environment
International Design Competition ACGSA, ARCASIA, Finalist (Top 7) In The Professional Category

2020 Awarded 2nd Position

International Design Competition by Architects Regional Council of Asia (ARCASIA) 

The contribution of Green Building in the fight against COVID-19, ARCASIA Committee On Green & Sustainable Architecture 

2020 Awarded

Community Responsive Regeneration Approach For A Affordable Housing Scheme, 27th World Congress of Architects – UIA RIO, Brazil 

Nominated for Exhibition and Presentation in Vulnerabilities and Inequalities Design Work Session 

2018 Exhibited and Published 

Urban Design Excellent Case Studies 

2nd International Urban Design Exhibition, Zhengzhou, China. 

2017 Awarded

Sustainable Flood Safe Home 

1st Position, National Competition Organized by Lantas Lands, Bangladesh. 

2015 Exhibited

The University Of Sydney 

Graduate Students Selected Work Exhibition 

2013  Awarded

Honorable Mention, Rethinking The Future 

International Architecture Thesis Award- IATA

2012 Awarded

Shortlisted and Exhibited, Dwelling Unit 2062 , 

Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET 2012)

2010 Awarded

Excellency in Architectural Presentation Skill 

Architecture Discipline, Khulna University.

2009 Awarded

Design Award Of Architecture Discipline Khulna University.

Architecture Discipline, Khulna University.

2019 Participant

Landmark Monument at The University of Dhaka – 

Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB) and Dhaka University , Bangladesh 

2018 Participant

Design of DPDC Commercial Building on Underground Substation , National Competition Entry , IAB (Institute of Architects Bangladesh) (DPDC)  

2018 Participant

Design of IEB Convention Centre at Shahbag, Dhaka.  , IAB (Institute of Architects Bangladesh) & IEB ( Institute of Engineers Bangladesh) 

2017 Participant

Design of IEB Convention Centre at Shahbag, Dhaka.
IAB (Institute of Architects Bangladesh) & IEB ( Institute of Engineers Bangladesh)

2016 Participant

ArcAsia Travel Prize 2016- Humanitarian Architecture 

International Competition Entry ArcAsis- Architects Reagional Council Of Asia 

2016 Participant

Design of The Head Office Of DESCO 

(Dhaka Electric Supply Company Ltd) National Competition Organized By IAB and DESCO 

Research and Publications

2019

A Study towards the Origin of Terracotta Decoration of the Mosque Architecture in Bengal. An analysis based on Shape Grammar Principles. Shafique Rahman01, Redowan Kabir Kaushik02
2nd International Conference on Mosque Architecture (ICMA) 2019 , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Full Paper https://www.researchgate.net/publication/340207937_A_Study_towards_the_Origin_of_Terracotta_Decoration_of_the_Mosque_Architecture_in_Bengal_An_analysis_based_on_Shape_Grammar_Principles
Video Presentation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICb0TTKJxYA

2019

Sustainability of Building Material, a review of burnt clay brick in the context of Bangladesh
Shafique Rahman01, Redowan Kabir Kaushik02 , ArcAsia Forum 20, Dhaka.
Full Paper
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/340233968_Sustainability_of_Building_Material_a_Review_of_Burnt_Clay_Brick_in_the_Context_of_Bangladesh_authored_by_Sustainability_of_Building_Material_a_review_ of_burnt_clay_brick_in_the_context_of_Bangladesh

2018

Spatial Analysis As A Tool For Culture Led Regeneration, A Case Study of Dhaka, Nilkhet Book Market , Shafique Rahman , Proceedings of 2018, Zhengzhou International Urban Design Conference , ISBN 978-7-112-22621-4
Full Paper
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/340234135_Spatial_Analysis_As_A_Tool_For_Culture_Lead_Regeneration_A_Case_Study_of_Dhaka_Nilkhet_Book_Market_Author_Information

2018

Effect of Illuminance on Human Task Performance , Shafique Rahman , AUST Journal Of Science and Technology, ISSN 2072-0149, Volume-7, August 2018
Full Paper
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/340247996_Effect_of_Illuminance_on_Human_Work_Performance_an_assessment_based_on_Lighting_Laboratory_experiment

2016

IEQ Laboratory Experiment on Thermal Performance of Air Movement
Shafique Rahman (1), S.M. Zahed Sarwer (2)
International Journal of Advanced Research in Management, Architecture, Technology and Engineering (IJARMATE), Vol. II, Issue X, October 2016, ISSN (ONLINE): 2454-9762, ISSN (PRINT): 2454-9762
Full Paper
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/340247998_IEQ_Laboratory_Experiment_on_Thermal_Perception_of_Air_Movement

Article Publications in Newspaper and Magazine

December, 2020
The contribution of Green Building in the fight against COVID-19
Selected For Publication in Architecture Asia Magazine, Tongji University
Shanghai, P. R. China Special Issue December 2020.

April, 2019
Building Regulation in Bangladesh Must Be Maintained ,
Opinion, The Independent Dhaka.
http://www.theindependentbd.com/printversion/details/197532

March, 2019
স্থপতি এবং স্থাপত্য গড়ার কারিগর শফিক রাহমান
আনন্দ আলো, সংখ্যা ২১, ১৬-৩১ মার্চ ২০১৯

August, 2018
Interview on Natural Lighting and Ventilation
Section: Ask a Designer, Showcase Magazine, Issue August 2018 , ISSN 2413-9572

December 27, 2015
Paris Climate Talks and Bangladesh, Editorial, The Independent Dhaka.
http://www.eindependentbd.com/arc/pre_page/2015-12-27/6

March 30, 2015
The Green Aesthetics, Post Editorial, The Independent Dhaka.
http://www.eindependentbd.com/arc/pre_page/2015-03-30/7

June 18, 2015
Rethinking Water Resources For A Sustainable Future
Post Editorial, The Independent Dhaka.
http://www.eindependentbd.com/arc/pre_page/2015-06-18/7

January 23, 2015
আর্কিটেকচারে নিত্য নতুন সফটওয়্যার
স্থাপত্য বিষয়ক মাসিক প্রকাশনা বন্ধন ইস্যু ৭৭

March 07, 2016
আধুনিক স্থাপত্যের এক ব্যতিক্রমী স্রষ্টা জাহাহাদিদ
স্থাপত্য বিষয়ক মাসিক প্রকাশনা বন্ধন ইস্যু ৭৩

March 07, 2016
প্রকৃতিতে যার স্থাপত্য
স্থাপত্য বিষয়ক মাসিক প্রকাশনা বন্ধন ইস্যু ৭৩

December 22, 2015
পোষাকে ও ভূষণে স্থপতি
স্থাপত্য বিষয়ক মাসিক প্রকাশনা বন্ধন ইস্যু ৬৭

March 22, 2016
ইস্টলেক হাউজ
স্থাপত্য বিষয়ক মাসিক প্রকাশনা বন্ধন ইস্যু ৭০

June 07, 2016
অলঙ্করণ নয়, নগর জীবনের জীবনযাত্ৰার পূর্ণাঙ্গ সমাধান, ইন্টেরিয়র ডিজাইন
স্থাপত্য বিষয়ক মাসিক প্রকাশনা বন্ধন ইস্যু ৭৪

Architectural Videography

October, 2016
Knowing Bashirul Haq – An Architect, a thinker, a critic and More
Aauthor of the video interview of Architect Bashirul Haq.
Published By- CONTEXT BD- https://contextbd.com/
Full Video:
https://contextbd.com/knowing-bashirul-haq-an-architect-a-thinker-a-critic-and-more/

Seminars and Presentations

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2019
Paper Presentation
2nd International Conference on Mosque Architecture (ICMA) 2019 , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Presentation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICb0TTKJxYA

Zhengzhou, China, 2018
Paper Presentation
2018 International Urban Design Conference, Zhengzhou, China.

Organized by Architectural Society of China and the Zhengzhou Municipal People’s Government of China

Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2017
Paper Presentation at ArcAsia Forum 20, Dhaka.
Presentation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2dmZPhDX3sQ

Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2017
Sustainability Design From Theory to Practice
Individual Seminar, At Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST), 2016

Dhaka, Bangladesh 2016
Sustainability of Building Material in The Context of Bangladesh
Individual Seminar , Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology

Dhaka, Bangladesh 2016

Sustainability of Building Material
Key Speaker – Mongolbarer Shabha Lecture Program
Individual Seminar , Lecture no: 395

Community and Social Work

2017 To 2018

Served as Member Secretary, Seminar and Convention
22nd Executive Council, Institute of Architects Bangladesh, IAB.
2020
An awareness program about COVID 19 Global Pandemic
An Initiative to Conduct Video Interviews of 8 Recognized Architects from Bangladesh
Published by CONTEXTBD.
https://contextbd.com/effect-green-building-pandemic-prevention-2nd-position-arcasia-idea-competition/

Video Link
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-dtdzxy3kA&t=156s

2021 To Present
Serving as Member of the Subcommittee,
Bangladesh Sustainable Building Guideline
24th Executive Council, Institute of Architects Bangladesh, IAB.

Conferences, Training & Workshop

Delegate, Kathmandu, 2017
38th ARCASIA Council Meeting
Observer Of The Council Meeting of The Forum of Asian Architects (ARCASIA)

Workshop, Dhaka, 2017
Earthquake Resilient Design & Construction
House Building Research Institute (HBRI)

Training, Dhaka, 2017
Teaching For Active Learning (TAL)
Training Program, Nominated Participant of AUST. Organized by Foundation For Learning Teaching and Research

Workshop, Dhaka 2016
Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
Workshop on Dhaka Mohanagar Imarat Nirman Bidhimala At Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB)

Delegate, Dhaka 2013
CAA Dhaka
The Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA) Council and Conference 2013

Delegate, Sydney, Australia 2014
Focusing People’s Architecture
Bangladeshi Architects in Australia (BAA), Australian Institute Of
Architects (AIA), Institute Of Architects Bangladesh (IAB)

Deligate, Sydney, Australia 2014
BEMP 2014
Built Environment Meets Parliament – Productivity By Design, Australian Institute Of Architects (AIA)

Deligate Sydney, Australia 2015
National Architecture Conference 2015

Deligate, Dhaka, Bangladesh 2016
Bengal Architecture Symposium: ARCHITECTURE NOW & NEXT

Professional Membership

2017 to Present
Member
Institute of Architects Bangladesh – Membership: IAB R 156

2015 to Present
Associate Member
Member SONA (61693), Students Organized Network For Architecture, Australian Institute of Architects (AIA).

2018 to Present
General Member
Asiatic Society Of Bangladesh – 2489