Department of Architecture (Bangladesh)

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Department of Architecture
Formation1952
HeadquartersDhaka, Bangladesh
Region served
Bangladesh
Official language
Bengali
WebsiteDepartment of Architecture

Department of Architecture is a government department under the Ministry of Housing and Public Works in Bangladesh. It is responsible for designs for the Ministry. It is located in Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1][2][3] A.S.M. Aminur Rahman is the chief architect of the department.[4]

History[edit]

Department of Architecture was established in 1952 through the Principal Architect Construction Construction Act of 1952.[1] It is led by a chief architect.[5] In 2013 following the Rana Plaza disaster the department was given the responsibility to improve safety.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Directorate Introduction". architecture.gov.bd. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Accessibility audit to ensure WASH services and rights of the persons with disabilities". The Daily Star. 3 December 2014. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Govt apathy puts public life in jeopardy". The Daily Star. 4 August 2011. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
  4. ^ "Department of Architecture - Chief Architect". Department of Aerchitecture. 11 September 2019. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
  5. ^ Ali, Tawfique (12 October 2009). "Kahn's concept at stake, again". The Daily Star. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
  6. ^ "Fresh move for building safety". The Daily Star. 20 July 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2018.