Department of Architecture

Syed Abu Salaque

AssistantProfessor, Department of Architecture

Teaching / Research Interest:

Architectural Design, History, Heritage and Landscape. 



Master TPTI (Technique, Heritage, Industrial Landscape), Joint university degree: University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (France), University of Evora(Portugal) and University of Padova(Italy), 2013

Bachelor of Architecture, Khulna University, Bangladesh, 2006


Scholarship & Awards:

Erasmus Mundus Scholarship (funded by European Commission), Master’s Level, 2011-13:

Khulna University merit scholarships, Bachelor level, 2001-05.


Professional Experience:

Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, MIST, Dhaka, Since March, 2021

Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, Fareast International University (FIU), Dhaka, April, 2018-April, 2021

Architect, Architects’ Wall Design Studio, Dhaka, January, 2017- March, 2018

Lecturer (September, 2008 – November, 2010) and Assistant Professor (November, 2010 – December, 2016), Architecture Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Urban & Regional Planning, Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET), March, 2011- August, 2011

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Architecture, State University of Bangladesh (SUB), Dhaka, May, 2008 - September, 2008

Architect, Brahe & Bestec JV Ltd. (A joint venture company Arc Tech a/s, Denmark and Bestec holding Ltd, Bangladesh), Dhaka, June, 2008 - August, 2008

Architect, VITTI Stapati Brinda Ltd., Dhaka, June, 2007 -  May, 2008


Administrative Services at the University level:

Moderator, MIST Drama and Film Society

Co-ordinator, Department of Architecture, FIU, 2018-2020

Member, Event Management Committee, 1st Convocation, FIU, 2020

Co-ordinator, 5 Years anniversary program, Department of Architecture, FIU, 2019

Assistant Coordinator, ArchKU Seminar Series & Events 2014

Co-ordinator, Seminar Library Committee, ArchKU

Visited India as a guide teacher, SAARC tour 2011 and Guide Teacher, Bengal Tour 2014, ArchKU

Organizing member ‘Student design Completion 2010’ & ‘Studio exhibition’ of student design projects, ArchKU



‘Exploring Wise House: a historic colonial entity in Old Dhaka’ - Published at Pabna University of Science and Technology Studies (ISSN 2308-6246), 4(1), pp 11-18, 2020.



Other Published Articles:

’Mughal Sthapotto Shoilir Annano Nidarshan Kamlapur Mashjid’ published in a monthly Bengali magazine ‘Bondhon’, July 2021.

’Sthapatta Kousholeh Shasthakor Abason’ published in a monthly Bengali magazine ‘Bondhon’, February 2021.

’Wiseghat-Brittanto’ published in a monthly Bengali magazine ‘Bondhon’, November 2020.


Short course and Training:

FUBiS, International course on ‘Architecture in Berlin: A Walk through History’, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, 2012

International course on ‘Scientific, technical and Industrial Heritage’, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain, 2011

‘Extensive French course for Beginner’, Alliance Française de Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2011

Training on ‘Project Presentation, Management & Communication’ (context-Denmark), Brahe & Bestec JV Ltd, Dhaka, 2008


Selected Seminar, Conference and Workshop:

International Conference on ‘Company Towns- in a global perspective, Origins, Evaluation and Rehabilitation’ (16th-20th centuries), Università di Padova, Italy, 2012

Workshop on ‘Teaching & Research methodology’, Khulna University Research Cell (KURC), 2010

Hands-on workshop: ‘Modern Earthen structure & architecture’, University of art (Base habitat project studio), Linz, Austria; Housing & Building Research Institute (HBRI) and Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB), 2009

Workshop on ‘Project management for architects’ by Architecture Department, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), 2007


Other Participatory Activities:

Working experience in research website ‘Company Towns of the world’ (as a part of master’s academic project)

Editor (3rd issue 2012), The Architect’s Wall, a little architectural autumn magazine, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Founder member, ex. general secretary & advisor of Khulna University Photography Society (KUPS) and advisor of Khulna University Reader’s Forum



Member, Erasmus Mundus Association,

Member, TPTI Association

Associate Member, Institute of Architects Bangladesh, AS – 119


International visit:

Experiences to visit in various countries as an academic, research & tourism purpose:  France, Portugal, Italy, Spain, Germany, Turkey, Thailand & India.