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    Construction on third airport terminal begins next year
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    Construction work on the third terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport will begin in April next year.
    Civil Aviation Authority, Bangladesh (CAAB) signed an agreement in this regard with four companies at CAAB headquarters on Sunday.

    CAAB Chairman Air Vice Marshal Ehsanul Gani Choudhury, Japan International Consulting Operation Nippon Co Ltd acting Vice Chairman Haruhiko Kanai, Japan Oriental Consultants Global Limited Vice President Jun Yamauchi, Singapore CPG Consultant Ltd Executive Vice President Rohain Binte Baharin and Bangladesh Design Consultant Ltd’s AKM Rafiquddin have signed on behalf of their respective companies.

    Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon was present at the event.

    The project cost has been fixed at Tk. 13,610.46 crore.

    Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will finance the construction. The project’s soft opening will be held in December 2019 while the total construction work is expected to be completed in April 2021.

    Rashed Khan Menon said that the airport currently has the capacity to handle eight million passengers and a cargo load of 200,000 tonnes in a year.

    “The cargo handling capacity limit of Shahjalal airport has already been reached. At the same time, the passenger handling capacity will reach its limit in 2018,” he said.

    “After the third terminal project is completed, airport authorities will be able to handle 20 million passengers a year and the cargo capacity would climb to 500,000 tonnes a year,” he added.
     
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    Just wanted to ask one thing with no offense. Why Dhaka doesn't give a mega city looks? I means even Karachi if u see pictures with no govt focus or even Islamabad gives an international mega city looks with recently tall high rises in Karachi it has really started to look a big mega city. Imo I think Dhaka need more tall buildings then any other country considering small land and big population.
     
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    Dhaka sits on alluvial soil like the most of Bangladesh. The alluvial soil is over 80-100 meters deep (great for growing food) but makes it very difficult to build large structures like mega tall building as you need to dig down pillings to the bedrock (80-100 meters down). On top of that land prices are among some of the highest in the world and very scarce. This all means to build a megatall building would cost 70% - 150% more then other regions.

    So building the same 400m and above building would cost more then twice in Dhaka then it would cost in Karachi. We own 2 (16+ floors) buildings in Dhaka (leased to local banks) and planning to build 1 more in 2020.
     
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    United International University, United City
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    Banani Club

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    Midtown Dhaka
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    Kamalapur Central Railway Station, Dhaka
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    Gulshan Lakeside
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    Gulshan Avenue
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    Jatiya Shangshad Bhaban (National Parliament Building) - Built in the early 60's and a global architectural icon[​IMG]
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    Some Recent Dhaka Residential Multi-Family Projects.....

    Shanta Angan, Rd 35, Gulshan-2

    13 storied apartment building with 12 units at 3450 sq. ft. each, 2 levels of underground parking for 23 cars, reception lobby, open green areas, children's play area

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    Shanta The Landing 141, Gulshan-1

    15 storied apartment building with 28 units at 2885-3741 sq. ft. each, 2 underground levels of parking with 56 spaces, gymnasium, grand community hall, reception and waiting lounge, children's play area, community office with powder room and no parking on ground floor.

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    Aakash Avenue Tower, 12 Gulshan Ave N, Gulshan-2

    14 stories, 3 levels of underground parking (32 spaces per floor)
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    Bridge Baitul Obaid, Rd 7A, Dhanmondi

    14 storied mixed use building with 2 levels of underground parking, children's play space, badminton court, drivers waiting lounge, community space and gym

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    Criterion Tower, Unknown Location

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    Unison Tower, Uttara

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    Borak Mehnur, Banani

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    Edison Anika Heights, Gulshan North Ave, Gulshan-2

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    Novotel Chittagong (being developed by Meridien Group)

    The NOVOTEL Hotel (20 storied) at Chittagong, Bangladesh consist of 6 floors of hotel + 6 floors of offices ballroom and other facilities on a 31,000sqm area.

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    All images Courtesy MirzaZeehan

    Gulshan Center Point

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    New mid-rise projects in Dhaka courtesy of Jason Kazi

    Palmal Tower, Gulshan-1

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    AWR Usman Tower, Gulshan-1 Circle
    16 levels with 3 underground levels for parking
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    ZK Tower, Sector 13, Uttara
    23 stories commercial and office building with 4 underground levels for parking
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    SNC As Salam Tower, Mirpur-1
    16 storied commercial and office building with 2 underground levels for parking, rooftop terrace
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    Genusys Heights, Mirpur

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    Eastern Housing HQ, Banani
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    AKIJ Corporate HQ, Tejgaon I/A
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    LABAID Diagnostic Center, Dhanmondi
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    Suvastu Suraya Trade Center, Banani
    15 stories
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    Current progress of first apartment buildings at Uttara Third Phase for govt. officers
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    Courtesy of Jason Kazi
    Construction work of Meghna Bhaban (Meghna Petroleum, a Govt. Enterprise and Retail Petroleum Outlets operator) inaugurated morning of Nov. 5th at Agrabad Commercial Area, Downtown Chittagong
    20 storied building with 4 basements and petroleum museum

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    i think we should add old Architectural works too.
    Rose Garden Palace.
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    AJ Pearl Trade Center, Baridhara
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    Some new project updates courtesy of Jason Kazi...

    Thermax Residence, Narsingdi

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    Max Condo, Cox's Bazar

    12 storied apartment building with conference room, fire alarm system, lawn, rooftop garden and seating space, CCTV surveillance, electric range, fireplaces, wifi throughout the building, community hall, garden and prayer rooms

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    Reflections Majeda, Gulshan-1
    Two towers - 9 storied and 14 storied
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    Reflections Assha, Gulshan-1
    10 storied apartment building with 2550-5100 sq. ft. units
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    Navana Del Evanthe, Rd 9/A, Dhanmondi
    13 storied 2428-2452 sq. ft. unit apartment building
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    Navana Unnamed, Rd. 68, Gulshan-2

    10 storied 3070 sq. ft. unit apartment building

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    Navana Unnamed, Rd 4, Baridhara

    12 storied 3539-3607 sq. ft. unit apartment building

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    Aga Khan Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh Wins World Architecture Future Projects Education Award for 2017


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    World Architecture Festival 2017 in Berlin Announces Second Category Winners

    The Education – Future Projects category has been won by Feilden Clegg Bradley and SHALOTTO architecture for their project Aga Khan Academy in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The concept is commended for its student-focused scale and intelligently designed landscape. A “very beautiful” school for the future, judges remarked that the building “demonstrates clear site zoning and the use and detailing of brick is relevant and sustainable.”

    Education – Future Projects Winner: Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios and SHATOTTO architecture, Aga Khan Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh

    http://worldarchitecture.org/article..._for_2017.html

    https://www.archdaily.com/883814/wor...ir-2017-awards

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    Midrise architecture in Bangladesh is really interesting and intriguing, specially like the use of fair face concrete(left unpainted), big terraces and galleries in apartments, open end plans, ceiling to floor big windows and the planning for light and air in the apartments...

    I generally don't like bright colored green and blue glass cladding all over the elevation, unless in some office buildings. Terraces and galleries are more important in condo's and apartments than anything else.
     
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