Project / 4th Quarter 2023

Platform of Hope by Co.Creation.Architects

by Nipun Prabhakar

Khondaker Hasibul Kabir, co-founder of Co.Creation.Architects, shared in their FuturArc Interview: "The Platform of Hope project began in 2007 when I was teaching at BRAC University and looking for housing near campus. There were a few posh neighbourhoods around the university, but as a landscape architect, I often seek places with a piece of land to experiment and explore.

Children playing at the Platform of Hope in Korail < > < > < >

"However, finding an affordable place in Dhaka city was nearly impossible. The houses I found were too expensive. Then, right before my eyes, I discovered something astonishing—the largest slum in Dhaka, spanning 90 acres of land and housing over 150,000 people, right next to our university. It was a city within ...


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