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Understanding Place: Seven Years Researching Dhaka, Bangladesh
March 1, 2016 - April 8, 2016Free
Understanding Place: Seven Years Researching Dhaka, Bangladesh is an exhibit featuring photographs, videos, animations and design proposals designed by Dhaka Design-Research studio participants. The exhibition is based on the research work of architects Stephen Kieran and James Timberlake who began their work in 2007 on water management in Dhaka. The project was a part of PennDesign of at the University of Pennsylvania. Through annual trips Dhaka, Bangladesh with students, they have investigated and synthesized its ebbs and flows, mapped its urban systems and charted its development.
Understanding Place: Seven Years Researching Dhaka, Bangladesh is an exhibition consists of storytelling, which includes narrative sketches that describe the personal experiences of architects and designers who traveled to Dhaka seeking insight for urban intervention proposals. The documentary photography, which brings to life the people and places of Dhaka, supplying vivid imagery from everyday life in the world’s most extreme mega-city and hard research which indicates key findings about the social, economic, and environmental conditions observed and explored in Dhaka.
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