The quiet library

The quiet library

Built in a way that was unique at that time, the entrance of the house is underneath a suspended room, which consists of a library. This cantilevered room is placed on the landing level of the staircase and it has been serving as a quiet and peaceful zone facing the northern orchard, which is now occupied by a multi storied building.

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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