The Town hall Meeting ‘’Boithok 2’’ of Summer 2019 of the Department of Architecture was held on Tuesday 9 July 2019 at 2:00 pm at the BracU auditorium. The purpose of this meeting was to have a dialogue between the students and the teachers of the department. Professor Zainab Faruqui Ali, the Chairperson of the department welcomed the students to the event with a few inspirational thoughts. General announcements on the current and future activities of the teachers were made in terms of research and other activities. Chairperson said that as requested by the students in the last Town hall meeting Boithok 1, the deportment has renovated the student café lounge and the FabLab, both of which are fully operational. Some board games will be procured soon to be placed at the Muzharul Islam gallery on 14th floor, as requested by the students. Announcement was also made about the classes to be started from 8 am from Fall 2019.
A lively Question and Answer session among the students and teachers was carried out at the end. Students expressed their concerns regarding some matters responses to which were given by the Chairperson as well as the teachers. Teachers stressed that the ‘studio culture’ was necessary for design thinking and learning since it involves peer learning.
To recognize academic excellence of students in design projects starting from 1st through 5th year design studios, “Excellence in Design Award” for Spring 2019 was awarded to the winners.