The Inauguration Ceremony of the exhibition of the projects of the 10th cycle of Berger Award for Excellence in Architecture (BAEA 2022) was held at IAB Centre, Agargaon, Dhaka on June 1, 2023. The exhibition will remain open for visitors from 3pm to 9 pm upto June 6, 2023.
Ar. Mahfuzul Huq Zaglul, Vice-President (International Relations), Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB) and Ms. Rupali Chowdhury, Managing Director of Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited graced the opening ceremony with their presence.
A panel discussion titled ‘BAEA at 20 and moving forward’ was organized prior to the inauguration ceremony. Ar. Khan Md. Mustapha Khalid, Winner, BAEA 10th cycle; Ar. Iqbal Habib, Winner, BAEA 10th cycle, Ar. Zishan Fuad Chowdhury, Winner, BAEA 10th cycle, Ar. Naushad E Huq, Juror, BAEA 10th cycle, Ar. Nabi Newaz Khan, General Secretary IAB and Mr. Mohsin Habib Chowdhury, Chief Operating Officer, Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited participated in the panel discussion. Ar. Prof. Md. Ali Naqi, Vice President (National Affairs), IAB moderated the panel discussion. The panel discussion took place at IAB’s Berger Seminar Hall.
Winners of the 10th. BAEA 2022, members of the jury board, participants of the competition, Members of IAB and officials of Berger Paints were also present at the inauguration ceremony. A total of 118 projects, participated in the 10th Berger Award for Excellence in Architecture (BAEA) competition are exhibited.
Berger initiated the Award for Excellence in Architecture (BAEA) in association with the Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB) to recognize the distinguished/notable works in the field of architecture.
Deputy Award Director, Ar. Dr. Masud Ur Rashid, with support from members of the IAB Exhibition and Award Committee & BPBL, coordinated the organizing of the Exhibition while Deputy Director Ar. Moushumi Ahmed conducted the Panel Discussion.
Award Director, BAEA 2022, Ar. Qazi M. Arif, pronounced the completion of the 10th cycle with the concluding remarks on behalf of the Award Directorate.