Shajjad Hossain

Shajjad Hossain is an architect and senior lecturer in department of Architecture, BRAC University, Bangladesh. He is currently doing his research under HERITAS (heritage studies), a joint PhD program of University of Lisbon and University of Évora, Portugal. His topic of research is “New Methodological Approaches of Investigating the Identity of Historic Civilizations”.  His research interest lies in cultural heritage, human settlement and urbanism and mapping. His current work focuses on a methodology, how interpretative mapping can combine chronological information of history, landscape, monuments and cultures of a historic site. He has been research associate in a recently completed a collection The Islamic Heritage of Bangladesh, a collaboration between BRAC University, Archnet and Aga Khan Trust of Culture. 

Shajjad Hossain completed his bachelor’s degree in Architecture from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in 2007 and Master of Human Settlement (MaHS) from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium in 2012. During his master study he has been trained in mapping the tangible and intangible elements of urban as well as cultural heritage. He is also an architectural photographer and urban sketcher.

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