A Boundary Wall emerges

A Boundary Wall emerges

The house did not have any boundary wall initially, the lawns and gardens in the surrounding were connected visually and physically. With the changing lifestyle of the citizens, boundary walls were built for security reasons, but like the house, even these walls hold memories. The  younger members of the family would use the boundary wall as an ambulatory during their childhood.


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The project “Hidden Heritage: Homes in Dhaka” forms part of a larger research framework 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.

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Dhaka, Bangladesh