The third and fourth year students from of Architecture have visited the newly constructed Liberation War Museum at Agargaon Dhaka on December 3, 2016. The project won first prize in an Architectural design competition organized by IAB (Institute of Architects Bangladesh) in 2009.This trip had an intention to experience contemporary architecture practice in Bangladesh through exploring formal expression, spatial quality and structural solution of the building. The study trip was conducted by Tabassum Zarin (course instructor of Contemporary Architecture Theory) and Tanvir Hasan (course instructor of Art and Architecture V) .
The whole journey became more supplemented by the involvement of the teachers of Architecture department. Key person behind the project principal Architect Tanzim Hasan Salim was present there and briefed the whole development. He not only guided the visitors to show the formal expression with architectural concept but also familiarized them with building materials and its construction method. Key points were stated as how the electro mechanical services has been solved in the critical points while constructing the building as well. The knowledge of the magnificent structural solution with acoustics will enrich the awareness of the students, that will not only help them go further in studio projects but also enhance involvement in professional field.
The support of Liberation War Museum Authority, Architect and AIUB Authority made this tour a successful one. This tour made the faculties and students deeply motivated to see more sights in future.