Honorable Mention TOKYO-2020 Architecture / Buildings

National Parliament House,bangladesh

  • Photographer
    Pinu Rahman

The National Parliament House is in Dhaka,Bangladesh.Designed by architect Louis Isadore Kahn (American)Its one of the largest legislative complexes in the world.The architect's key design philosophy was to represent Bengali culture and heritage,while at the same time optimizing the use of space.An artificial lake surrounds three sides of the main building.The intention of Kahn for the parliament was to produce an ideal expression for the new democracy by using perfectly geometric shapes:circle,half circle,square & triangle.An artificial lake surrounds three sides of the main building.

Pinu Rahman a versatile photographer based in Dhaka Bangladesh.He is a die hard photographer nearly 8 years.Professionally he is a banker.His passion and profession never converged, but he has been able to parallelly exit in both worlds.A banker by profession,he kept his artistic drive for photography alive and nurtured it which brought some accolades and recognition both national and international .Among them One of the most prestigious award last year he achieved for Bangladesh in the ‘Best of Nation’ category from World Photographic Cup 2019 jointly organised by Europe and America.