BRAC University, Department of Architecture, celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2012. It started its journey in spring 2002 with 15 students and 3 members of the faculty. However, over the years, it has grown and now has 230 students and 16 full-time well-qualified members of the faculty. The department offers a 203 credits undergraduate degree in architecture, and by now it has produced 83 graduates through its 5-year degree program.
The objective of the department is to ensure high quality education. The size of the student intake is limited to 25-30. The admission process is based on competition. Within the short span of time, the department has earned a reputation for high quality architectural education with the help of teachers of exceptional academic and professional background. The design studios, the vital part of the curriculum are taught by 2 to 3 teachers.
Drawings from the Islamic Heritage of Bangladesh Collection comprises 41 measured drawings of 22 Islamic monuments in Bangladesh.
Consisting of mostly plans and key elevations, the drawings represent important
documentation of these buildings and are also individually represented with
each site on Archnet. The drawings were undertaken and overseen by Dr. Mohammad
Habib Reza, Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, BRAC University,
and his team of research associates consisting of Sajjad
Hossein and Ifreet Rahima. The drawings were prepared between 2015-2016. The
project was a collaboration between BRAC University Archnet and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture