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  • Naming and Renaming Dhaka's Streets

    We use names of Dhaka's streets and neighbourhoods every day, but often without giving a second thought on how they came about and what trivia they hold.

  • Hrishikesh Das Road in Old Dhaka

    “There are 13 officially declared heritage streets in Dhaka," informs conservation architect Taimur Islam, CEO, Urban Study Group

  • How Not To Spoil Hatirjheel

    With beautiful landscape architecture, well-maintained roads, musical fountain, the water taxi service, and an amphitheatre, Hatirjheel

  • Roads and Musings:Around the Parliament

    The national parliament building, Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban, is not just an iconic architectural edifice of Bangladesh; it is also a symbol of

  • My gang and I

    The bus stand is where my area starts. It goes till the last lamppost of this street. This stretch of road is what I call mine. It's my street, my Dhaka. That's where we rule, my gang and I.

  • 7 reasons why we love Saat Masjid Road

    Saat Masjid Road is always evolving! If you journey merely 3 years back and compare the road to what it is today, you will find a myriad

  • The bustling Chawk Bazaar

    Did you know that Chawk Bazaar was previously called Badshahi Bazaar? And did you know that even in Mughal times the area was a

  • Everything Farmgate!

    They are of the same height, and yet Ibrahim always looks taller than Ali. Is it because of his confident demeanour in contrast of Ali's

  • BK DAS ROAD: An architectural treasure trove

    The B K Das Road at Farashganj is an architectural treasure trove of Old Dhaka. We have interviewed Dhaka itself about this beautiful

  • Dhaka street, 300 Feet!

    300 Feet even a few years ago was, for me, the 'edge' of Dhaka. Back then it was more popularly known as Baluchor. It was desolate,