Award giving ceremony of Berger Award Programme for the Students of Architecture, BUET held
On March 21, 2015, the Award Giving Ceremony of Berger Award Programme for the Students of Architecture, BUET (BASAB) was held at BUET Auditorium, Dhaka.
Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited and the Department of Architecture, BUET, have been organizing this annual competition since 2007 to encourage the talented students of architecture in their pursuit of academic excellence and to reward their creativity.
Under the BASAB competition, awards are given in 4 different categories, these are: Berger Travel Grant Award, Berger Promising Design Award, Berger Best Portfolio Award and Berger Best Design Award. In this event, the awards of the 2011-12 and 2012-13 round of the BASAB competition were handed over.
Professor Dr. Shayer Gofur, Chairman, Program Committee, BASAB; Professor Dr. Farida Nilufar, Head of Department of Architecture, BUET; Ms. Rupali Chowdhury, Managing Director, Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited and Professor Khaleda Ekram, Vice Chancellor, BUET graced the occasion. Honorable guests also delivered their speeches in the event.
Ms. Rupali Chowdhury presented the certificates and Professor Khaleda Ekram handed over the crests to the award winners. Mr. Mohsin Habib Chowdhury, Sr. Gerneral Manager - Sales and Marketing, AKM Sadeque Nawaj, Gerneral Manager, Marketing, honorable teachers of Department of Architecture, BUET, students of the department, senior officials of Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited were also present on this occasion.
Following the handover of the awards, a musical show was performed by Lalon Band.
An exhibition will be inaugurated on March 23, 2015 at Department of Architecture, BUET showcasing the projects of the BASAB competition. The exhibition will remain open for all during March 23-25,2015.