Institute of Architects Bangladesh is very proud to share that IAB Centre has received the award ARCASIA AWARD 2020 as Honorary Mention in B3 (Public Amenity: Institutional Buildings) category. At first, in this international acquisition, the Institute congratulates its consultant Vitti Sthapati Brindo Ltd.
It may be mentioned here that after getting the land from the Government of Bangladesh in 1986, an open architectural design competition was called for the design of the IAB Centre in 2007. Following this, the results of the IAB Centre Design Competition were announced on 24 November 2007. Out of about forty design proposals, three more special mention awards were announced, including first, second, and third prizes, through a two-stage selection process, voting by honorable juries and IAB members. Where the proposal of Ar. Md. Ehsan Khan, Ar. Md. Ishtiaque Zahir, Ar. Md. Iqbal Habib, Ar. Mrinmoy Adhikary, and Ar. Md. Asaduzzaman Chowdhury won the first prize. The Construction of the building began in 2012 and was inaugurated by Sheikh Hasina, Honorable Prime Minister, People's Republic of Bangladesh in 2016.
We are proud of the Architects who designed the Project, IAB Centre: Home for Institute of Architects Bangladesh. The Institute of Architects Bangladesh congratulates everyone involved in this long journey of the IAB Centre on this proud moment.
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