Exhibition and Talks
12 August 2008
The Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Bangladeshi Architects in Australia (BAA) jointly launching a week long Exhibition on ” Architectural Excellence in Bangladesh” opening on the 12 August 2008 in Sydney , Australia .
The exhibition will be complemented by a series of talks on the positive contribution of overseas Architects both in Bangladesh and Australia . The exhibition will be opened by Louise Cox, President of the Union of International Architects (UIA). The Hon. Bangladeshi High Commissioner (acting) in Australia will also attend the event and deliver his welcoming speech. The President’s of both the AIA NSW chapter and the Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB) will address at the exhibition. There will also be presentations from international award winning Bangladeshi Architect Rafiq Azam on contemporary Bangladeshi Architecture and Professor Shamsul wares will talk about the history of Bangladeshi Architecture. The key topic on the Architectural Excellence in Bangladesh will be presented by the members of the Bangladeshi Architects in Australia .
The purpose of this exhibition and talk is to reinforce BAA’s strong ongoing relationships with the AIA as a group of professionals to share knowledge and experiences and to create an environment of ongoing opportunities. This forum will strongly support the younger architects coming from Bangladesh to study/settle here in Australia , to avail some guidance, assistance and directions as needed.
The event will also launch the BAA website (www.baa-arch.org) which will work as the critical source of information for not only Bangladeshi Architects living in Australia but all other overseas Architects living or planning to settle in Australia .