bengal stream: discover the vibrant architecture scene of bangladesh

for many people, bangladesh is synonymous with environmental disasters, major traffic congestion, and inhumane working conditions. however, thanks to a major new publication, that could all be about to change. titled ‘bengal stream’, the book presents — with the help of iwan baan’s expert photography — an extensive overview of the country’s diverse built environment. […]

Steven Holl’s ethereal Maggie’s Centre truly embraces its surroundings – Archpaper.com

After an arduous journey, Steven Holl‘s Maggie’s Centre is finally open. The new $10 million London care center, as with all Maggie’s Centres, will offer free emotional and practical support to cancer patients. This particular center, however, was marred by controversy—not something you would expect from a building designed to help sick people.The center is the latest […]

S AM Schweizerisches Architekturmuseum

From the 2nd of December 2017 to the 6th of May 2018, the Swiss Architecture Museum S AM is presenting the exhibition ‘Bengal Stream: The Vibrant Architecture Scene of Bangladesh’, curated by Niklaus Graber, Andreas Ruby and Viviane Ehrensberger.Photographs by Iwan Baan. Produced in cooperation with the Bengal Institute for Architecture, Landscapes and Settlements, Dhaka Source: Aktuell | […]