Dhaka. Architectural Travel Guide
This guidebook focuses on 25 buildings in Bangladesh capital, representing different architectural phases since the Mughal era, beginning in the early 17th century till the contemporary Bait ur Rouf Mosque, nominated for the 2016 Aga Khan Award for Architecture. The list goal is to narrate the stories of the city through the buildings that played transformative roles in the citys architectural formation. The featured buildings communicate larger ideas about the citys building tradition, represent an architectural trend, influence the architectural scene, and offer a spatial story in the evolution of the city. As a travelers resource, this guidebook combines nuanced architectural and urban histories of these buildings, along with maps, drawings, pictures, and practical information.
Publisher: ALTRIM. 2018. Softcover. 12,5×18,5 cm. Pages: 176. Language: English. Color Illustrated RRP:€ 25,00. ISBN: 978-84-942342-2-4
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