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Campus Report :
A weeklong architectural exhibition titled 'Archiprix Bangladesh Exhibition 2018' started at the La Galerie of Alliance Française de Dhaka in the capital on Friday. Department of Architecture, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) and Archiprix International jointly organised the exhibition.
Eminent architect Prof Shamsul Wares graced the occasion as chief guest while BUET's Architecture department head Khandaker Shabbir Ahmed and LafarfeHolcim Bangladesh Ltd marketing and commercial transformation director Asif Bhuiyan also attended the opening ceremony, says a press release.
The exhibition is a showcase of a selection of 15 projects submitted by the Bangladeshi students for Archiprix International from 2000 to 2017, along with the 23 best entries from all over the world for the 2017 edition.
It is being showcased for the first time in Dhaka, giving students of architecture schools, faculty members, practising architects, entrepreneurs and local communities the opportunity to discover a broader insight of international architectural projects and to learn about the platform Archiprix International extends, according to the press release.
Archiprix International is a biennial competition with each edition presenting a new generation of nonpareil architects, urban designers and landscape architects alongside their graduation projects to form an expanding international platform for training colleges and newly graduated talented designers.
The platform opens opportunities to get insights in current global design thinking in architecture, urban design and landscape architecture. The exhibition is open to all till June 1.

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