News: The ARCASIA Committee on Young Architects (ACYA) convened a significant meeting

The ARCASIA Committee on Young Architects (ACYA) convened a significant meeting on September 18, 2023, in the picturesque surroundings of Boracay Island, Philippines. The meeting saw the active participation of architects and representatives from across the ARCASIA member countries, with a notable delegation from Bangladesh.
Ar. Dr. Masud Ur Rashid assumed the role of Country Representative for Bangladesh. Accompanying him were two distinguished architects who served as official Observers on behalf of the Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB). Ar. Shafiul Azam Shamim and Ar. Ahsanul Haque Rubel joined the meeting as the representative of the IAB, emphasizing the institute's dedication to facilitating dialogue, knowledge exchange, and cooperation among young architects. The IAB delegation gave a presentation on "Leadership Skills, Personal Skills, Advocacy Skills, and Mentorship" during the meeting.
The ACYA meeting serves as a platform for young architects to share their innovative ideas, discuss relevant issues, and collectively work toward advancing the architectural profession in the region. The presence of the Bangladeshi delegation at this meeting showcases the country's active engagement in these regional architectural discussions and its commitment to enhancing the architectural landscape. The discussions and outcomes of the ACYA meeting are expected to have a significant impact on the role of young architects in the future of architecture in the Asian region.


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