Brown Bag Seminar with Dr. Kazi Ashraf

April 21, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Mānoa Campus, Tokioka Room (Moore Hall 319) Add to Calendar

Brown Bag Seminar with Dr. Kazi Ashraf: The Bengal Institute: A Transdisciplinary Forum for Architecture and the Futures of Human Habitats. || In this seminar, Dr. Ashraf will discuss his work as Director-General of The Bengal Institute. The Bengal Institute for Architecture, Landscapes and Settlements, based in Dhaka, Bangladesh, is a unique, transdisciplinary forum for the study and design of the environment. The Bengal Institute is now established as one of the well regarded architectural institutions of South Asia. As a place for advancing the understanding of the lived environment, the Bengal Institute presents a platform for developing ideas and programs to improve the qualities of architecture, landscapes and settlements. In generating a critical, creative and humanistic dialogue, the Institute proposes an integrated approach to the arrangement and rearrangement of the environment. Various innovative transdisciplinary programs of the Institute integrate architectural and design research, investigation of cities and settlements, and the study of larger regions and landscapes.

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Center for South Asian Studies, Mānoa Campus

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