Residential & Housing
Architect's Own Residence
at Banani, Dhaka,
Ar. Khadem Ali
Client : Architect Khadem Ali
Project Status : complete in 1984
The project is a remodeled house from a single-story existing structure to one two-story unit for the owner. Remodeling includes addition of upper floor, extensive modification of the grounds and the interiors.
Concept: The inward design of the basic structure was modified to open up the house with large terraces and more roomy spaces. The ground floor facilities are used as studio and accommodation of utility spaces. the upper floors provide two bedrooms, family spaces, large terraces and a kitchenette,
Construction and Finish: is local handmade brick bearing wall in lime-surki (brick dust) mortar and exposed concrete and mosaic tile flooring. Fenestration is sliding glazed panels in natural timber framing without polish. Completed in 1984.