Seminar-Exhibition on Sustainable Architecture in Bengal, December 2nd-December 13th
The Embassy of France in Bangladesh, the Alliance française of Chittagong and Dhaka, the Institut Français, the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), the Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology (CUET), CRAterre and Caritas Bangladesh, organize a seminar on
“Sustainable Architecture in Bengal”
In Chittagong, at the Institution of Engineers Bangladesh, on December 4th from 4.30pm to 9.30pm.
In Dhaka, at the Alliance française of Dhaka, on December 6th, from 10.00am to 4.00pm.
Two architects from France (Mr Olivier Moles from CRAterre, and Mr Laurent Fournier) and eight engineers, architects or professors from Bangladesh will explore ideas and projects which promote the local building cultures and green technologies in rural and urban areas of Bengal.
A focus will particularly be made on a project implemented by Caritas, BUET and CRAterre, the French unique Institute on Earthen Architecture, in different areas of Bangladesh on low cost and sustainable housing which respect the social and ecological environment and resist to natural disasters (floods, earthquakes, etc.).
An exhibition presenting this project will be inaugurated on December 7th at 5.00pm at the Gallery of the Alliance français de Dhaka, Dhanmondi, and will run until December 13th.
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