Panihar Public Library: A heritage in ruins

A library containing more than 7702 periodicals, encyclopedias and books on literature, religion, poetry, science and economics—all wasting away from neglect.

Experiencing architecture around us

Architecture exists all around us, effecting our daily lives.

What students can expect from a major in Architecture

Architecture is a lot more than just drawing buildings and designing interiors.

Kazi Rakib’s ‘Fragile Moments’ underway at Galleri Kaya

Showcasing despair, the blossoming of nature, and the struggle of being locked down inside your own house, New York-based Bangladeshi artist Kazi Rakib's solo exhibition “Fragile Moments”, organised by Galleri Kaya, was inaugurated in the capital yesterday.

Largest scroll painting of Father of the Nation displayed at National Museum

Commemorating the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s Birth Centenary Celebration, advertisement agency Mattra organised the event, ‘Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib: Mohajibon Path’, featuring the largest scroll painting of the Father of the Nation, by noted artist Shahjahan Ahmed Bikash.

Five-day exhibition of archeological artifacts begins at Bagerhat

An exhibition of archeological finds from the excavation of the residence of the famous Muslim ruler Ulugh Khanjahan began in Sundarghona area of Bagerhat Sadar Upazila on Friday. Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Azizur Rahman inaugurated the five-day exhibition at residence area of Khanjahan.

March 26, 2022
March 26, 2022

Moududul Alam’s exhibition ‘Hridoye Amar Bangladesh’ underway

In celebration of the Independence Day of Bangladesh, renowned photographer Moududul Alam’s exhibition, “Hridoye Amar Bangladesh” is currently underway at Safiuddin Shilpalay, Dhanmondi.  Moududul Alam is also the founder of Chattogram Photographic Society.

March 17, 2022
March 17, 2022

Rainbow Paints announces winners of ‘Rong a Tomar Bijoy’

Rainbow Paints, a popular paint brand of RFL Group, honoured the winners of the art competition, “Rainbow Rong a Tomar Bijoy”. R N Paul, Managing Director of RFL Group, handed over the prizes to the nine winners at a restaurant in the capital's Badda area on Saturday.

March 5, 2022
March 5, 2022

Kazi Rakib’s ‘Fragile Moments’ underway at Galleri Kaya

Showcasing despair, the blossoming of nature, and the struggle of being locked down inside your own house, New York-based Bangladeshi artist Kazi Rakib's solo exhibition “Fragile Moments”, organised by Galleri Kaya, was inaugurated in the capital yesterday.

February 28, 2022
February 28, 2022

Largest scroll painting of Father of the Nation displayed at National Museum

Commemorating the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s Birth Centenary Celebration, advertisement agency Mattra organised the event, ‘Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib: Mohajibon Path’, featuring the largest scroll painting of the Father of the Nation, by noted artist Shahjahan Ahmed Bikash.

February 18, 2022
February 18, 2022

Five-day exhibition of archeological artifacts begins at Bagerhat

An exhibition of archeological finds from the excavation of the residence of the famous Muslim ruler Ulugh Khanjahan began in Sundarghona area of Bagerhat Sadar Upazila on Friday. Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Azizur Rahman inaugurated the five-day exhibition at residence area of Khanjahan.

February 18, 2022
February 18, 2022

Star photojournalist Amran Hossain receives Bangladesh Press Photo Award

Amran Hossain, The Daily Star's senior staff photographer, has received Bangladesh Press Photo Award -- in the Picture of the Year 2021 category -- today.

February 13, 2022
February 13, 2022

An office in tune with nature

Around four years ago, right in the middle of concrete-covered Gulshan, one particular premise started welcoming visitors with the chirping of birds, the rustling of leaves, and the whistling of wind.

February 7, 2022
February 7, 2022

Sabekunnesa surprised, elated to see herself on newspaper, seeks support

Eighty-five-year-old Sabekunnesa, a widow who collects iron scraps from a dumping ground for survival as she was deserted by her children, was surprised and happy when she saw herself on the front page of The Daily Star.

January 26, 2022
January 26, 2022

World’s Best New Building: Bangladesh’s rainwater-harvesting hospital wins UK award

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced Friendship Hospital project -- designed by architect Kashef Chowdhury, director of Bangladeshi architecture firm Urbana -- the winner of the 2021 International Prize for the World’s Best New Building.

January 8, 2022
January 8, 2022

Country’s first art school building faces extinction

The Maheshwarpasha Art School was established in 1904 by artist Shashibhushan Pal, the first of its kind for the East Bengal region.