Dhrubo Alam | The Daily Star
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  • The curious case of bus routes in Dhaka

    Dhaka is probably one of the very few megacities in the world without any proper design or guideline for the operation and expansion of its public transport system.
  • Trails of Khan Jahan Ali

    The history and the political landscape of Bengal have been greatly determined by its geographical position, like that of many other countries of the world.
  • West meets East

    On June 3, 2019, the world of architecture lost one of its greatest designers and theorists, Stanley Tigerman. It is difficult to label the celebrated architect as a modernist or an early postmodernist; his works were wonderful fusion of modernism, technology, playfulness and pragmatic inventions.
  • Save Dewanbari before it’s too late

    Dewanbari is a beautiful historic site located at Aminbazar, Dhaka. Declared as a “heritage site” through a gazette notification on February 2, 2009, the complex is comprised of a palatial residence, a three-domed mosque, a pond and a graveyard.
  • A historical legacy at risk

    If you commute regularly along the Azimpur Road, perhaps you have noticed the ongoing construction of multi-storeyed apartment buildings for government officials by the Public Works Department (PWD)