The launching ceremony of the recently published book, DAC: Dhaka in 25 Buildings (Altrim Publishers, Barcelona, 2017) will take place on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at BRAC University Auditorium, UB02, 5.30 PM - 8.00 PM.
Honorable Ministers A.K.M. Shahjahan Kamal, MP, Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism, Nasrul Hamid, MP, State Minister, Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources, His Excellency Alvaro De Sallas, Ambassador of Spain, Professor Syed Saad Andaleeb, Vice Chancellor, BRAC University, A.S.M Feroz, Honorable Chief Whip, Bangladesh Parliament, and other dignitaries from public and private sectors will be among the honorable guests.
This book, a milestone in documenting the architectural evolution of the capital of Bangladesh. The first of its kind in Bangladesh, this architectural guidebook for Dhaka, explores the architecture of Dhaka through twenty-five transformative buildings.
The back cover of the book states:
"This guidebook focuses on 25 buildings in Dhaka, representing different architectural phases since the Mughal era, beginning in the early 17th century. The featured buildings communicate larger ideas about Dhaka’s building tradition, represent an architectural trend, influence the architectural scene, and offer a spatial story in the evolution of this city. As a traveler’s resource, this guidebook combines nuanced architectural and urban histories of these buildings, along with maps, drawings, and pictures, and practical information.”