Bangladesh, Vitti Sthapati Brindo Ltd, Ehsan Khan, Nishorgo Oirabot Nature Interpretation Centre

Bangladesh, Vitti Sthapati Brindo Ltd, Ehsan Khan, Nishorgo Oirabot Nature Interpretation Centre

Institute of Architects Bangladesh
a: GPO Box 3281, Dhaka, Bangladesh
t: +880 2862 4664-5      e:     w:

CAA Member CAA Member
CAA Contacts


Architects 2438
Students and Graduates 900
Institute of Architects Bangladesh
President/Chair title: President
President Ar. Abu Sayeed M Ahmed
Membership and eligibility
National network IAB- Chattagong Chapter
Institute Journal
Newsletter IAB News Letter, Quarterly
Awards Programme IAB Awards (2 yrs)
Code of Conduct or Ethics Code of Ethics & Professional Conduct (2010)
Fee Scale Published by Institute of Architects Bangladesh  Recommended.
Conditions of Engagement Yes
Professional Indemnity Insurance  no requirement
Continuing Professional Development  Mandatory
Protection of Title  Yes
Protection of Function  Yes
Licensing Legislation


Accreditation body for courses in architecture Institute of Architects Bangladesh
CAA Schools of Architecture
Other schools recognised by national bodies Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET)Ahsanullah University of Science & Technology (AUST)

Brac University (BU)

North South University (NSU)

State University of Bangladesh (BUBD)



Requirements For practice, a joint venture with a local architect is required.
Guidance CAA members have endorsed ethical standards for cross border practice set out in the CAA Accord on Enhancing Development Effectiveness and the International Union of Architects  Guideline for Practice in a Host Nation
Qualifications from other countries recognised by national bodies


Area: 143,998 sq km
Largest City: Dhaka (capital, pop. 10.86m)
Population: 148,692,000 (2010)
Urban Population: 28%
Population Growth: 1.7% p.a. (1990–2010)
GNI p.c.: US$700 (2010)
GDP p.c growth: 3.5% p.a. (1990–2010)



MDG Report

Climate: Tropical monsoon-type. Hot and humid April to October, with the monsoon running June to September. Cool and dry, November to March. The country is vulnerable to cylcones.


Construction Industry Research Organisations  HBRI (Housing & Building Research Institute)
Building Regulations/Codes (Title of document and publication date/or none)  BNBC 2006



Updated 08/07/14 Please inform us of any errors or out of date information.

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