The lawn was an English garden

The lawn was an English garden

The house faces a large south lawn, which was typical of houses of many other upper middle class families in Dhaka. The original owner, Syed Gholam Kabir, used to maintain an English garden in this front lawn. From planting trees to hosting family events, this lawn has been used for multiple purposes over the years.

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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