Faculty and Students attend 19th ARCASIA Conference 2017 in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 09:15

Dr. Sajid bin Doza, assistant professor of the Department of architecture, BRAC University, along with three final year students Aniqa Nawar, Doito Bonotulshi and Nusrat Faiza and alumna Rubaiya Nasrin attended the 19th ARCASIA 2017 in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.

ARCASIA is one of the biggest summits of architects in Asia, an organization working to enhance the profession, unite member countries in the Asia, and foster environmentally conscious design. Organized and hosted by Indian Institute of Architects (IIA), 19th ARCASIA Forum focused on the theme "Happiness Through Architecture."

Dr. Sajid Bin DOZA presented his research paper titled, "Rhythm of Light on Brick in Delta - Understanding light, shade and shadow in heritage indoors of ancient Bengal." His paper explored the interplay of light and shade and its impact on human experience. He also served as a member of the committee for ARCASIA - Green and Sustainable Architecture, on behalf of the Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB).

Architect Rubaiya Nasrin, an alumna of the Department of Architecture at BRAC University, presented her paper titled “Lessons from Rural based Architecture” which focused on using knowledge from cultural domain for sustainable development.