Homes in Dhaka
The project “Hidden Heritage: Homes in Dhaka” forms part of a larger research initiative on “Silent Heritage: Buildings in Bangladesh” focusing on homes and other significant buildings, from the rural to the urban, and from the Mughal to the Modern. A heritage building need not be a monument or landmark building – it can be representative of an epoch or period in the history of the city or a distinctive living style. Buildings included in this project are not immediately identified or recognized as heritage buildings or landmark structures, but they do represent a particular architectural order or hold historical and social significance for the city.
Hidden Heritage was initiated and conceptualised by Bengal Institute and the EUNIC Cluster Bangladesh. It has been implemented by Bengal Institute and supported by the EU Delegation in Bangladesh and all members of the EUNIC Cluster Bangladesh between 2020 and 2022.