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Book Reviews

Geometry and Philosophy

For my masters course titled ‘Architecture: Theory and Criticism’, I have been instructed to read the book Geometry and Philosophy, the 1985 book by Liaquat Ali, published by Bangla Academy. Below are some of its excerpts translated in English for my ease of understanding.—–For Plato, mathematics held so much importance that the door of his …

Site Visit

Historical Site Visit 3: Ruplal House

Ruplal House is a 19th century mansion in Farashganj area of Old Dhaka. Built on the northern bank of the Buriganga River, the house is a great example of the late Renaissance European architectural style that was introduced during the British colonial period.The house was named after its owner Ruplal Das, a Jamindar and a …