Nizamuddin Ahmed | The Daily Star
  • Nizamuddin Ahmed

    The writer is a practising Architect at BashaBari Ltd., a Commonwealth Scholar and a Fellow, a Baden-Powell Fellow Scout Leader, and a Major Donor Rotarian.

  • Pray, tell me why?

    All retired government, police and military officers have all the solutions to all the problems and a big-window plan for the next one hundred years, and yet those presently serving are at a loss for words.
  • Apologies to Pablo Picasso

    I was shocked to see Pablo. Well, if you know him as Picasso, that's your shortcoming, rather your admittance of not being on first names with perhaps the world's most multi-talented painter.
  • Visa is not a right, courtesy is

    Ekushey Padak awardee, sculptor Hamiduzzaman Khan Sir was my senior colleague at university. It's been quite a while, close to a decade, since we last met. After all these years consulting Sir was critical, because I was exploring the possibility of his art objects adorning the garden of a bungalow I designed.
  • The foreign input and the ugly outcome

    Our officers are (in)famous for making foreign trips as part of any government project. Executives of some private enterprises are also
  • Astounding, bewildering and confounding

    Ever since the second IPL, obviously I could not do it any earlier, it has been a matter of wonderment for me why the three-piece
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