Architectural Heritage day long tour

IAB organised an architectural heritage day long tour, titling - revisit PANAM NAGAR on 29 July 2017. The heritage tour was vibrant with 25 young architects. Ar. Professor Abu Sayeed M Ahmed was the main speaker of the event; the tour was observed with critical discussion upon the historical site. New policies and ideas were coming out form the visit. Participants were involved with doing sketches, photography and raised various viewpoints to continue and to protect the historic site of PANAM through preservation process. Lastly, the SARDERBARI, Sonargaon-preservation and conservation project were seen and it was highly appreciated by the participants. The tour was coordinated by Ar. Dr. Sajid Bin Doza, Secretary- Heritage & Culture of IAB.

The intention of the 'architectural-historical tour' is to understand the settings of the settlement pattern, appreciate the spatial organization, street-facade and connection/relation with the water bodies. At the same time the unique craftsmanship of the certain localities along with the course of action are to be the addressed part of the sight-see, potential and further policies of preservation would be the notion of the learning visit as well.

[Text and photo by Ar. Dr. Sajid Bin Doza]