Center of Excellence in Higher Education
The First Private University in Bangladesh

Sujaul Islam Khan

Full Time Faculty
Assistant Professor

M.ARCH, WASHINGTON UNI. IN ST LOUIS, USA
B.ARCH, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUAT), BD

Phone : +880-2-55668200 Ext: 6249
Email : sujaul.khan@northsouth.edu
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Curriculum Vitae

Publications in Print Media

Rono House’ published in Architecture Asia, Journal of the Architects Regional Council Asia.  Issue 4  December 2004-February 2005.

  1. ‘Mass Rapid Transit for Dhaka: The last ray of hope’. The Daily Star, April 17, 2010

http://archive.thedailystar.net/newDesign/print_news.php?nid=134581\

  1. Impressions | VIGNETTES FROM DHAKA’ The Daily Star Jul 18, 2014 www.thedailystar.net/print.../vignettes-from-dhaka-33603

Paper Presentations  at Conferences

 

  1. Presented a paper titled ‘A study of the Land use planning and Transportation planning of Dhaka region to explore possibilities of Transit Oriented Development to restructure urban growth of Greater Dhaka and creating a multimodal hierarchical transport network integrated with water transportation to reduce traffic congestion in Dhaka’ at the conference organized by Bangladesh Development Initiative and Center for South Asian Studies University of California Berkeley titled BRIDGING THE POLICY-ACTION DIVIDE: CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS FOR BANGLADESH held on February 22nd through 24th, in UC Berkeley, California 2013, as lead author,  co- written by Maher Niger, Asst. Prof Ahsanullah University. Paper is under process of publication in the Journal of Bangladesh Studies.

 

  1. Presented a paper titled ‘A Critical Analysis of Prevailing Urban Planning Practices and appropriate planning strategies for Greater Dhaka Region to bridge the Urban Divide co-written by Ayasha Siddiqua, Asst. Prof. , Ahsanullah University at the Conference on Urbanization, Sustainability and Governance organized by the Urban Research and Development Society (URDS), 5-6 September 2012, University of Dhaka.      

Published Academic Papers on International Journals

 

  1. AN ANALYSIS OF PREVAILING URBAN PLANNING PRACTICES AND ALTERNATE PLANNING STRATEGIES FOR GREATER DHAKA REGION published in the International Journal of Civil Engineering (IJCE)         

Edition: MAY-2015. Co- authored with Ayasha Siddiqua, Asst. Prof, AUST

 

  1. Paper titled ‘Spatial Planning: A prerequisite for Sustainable Development of Bangladesh’, was published in the Journal of Bangladesh Studies 17 Issue 1 as lead author.

Co-authored with  Syed Monirul Islam,  Asst. Prof. AUST, Dibbendu Saha, Asst. Prof. AUST

 

Honors

  • Faculty award for the International Student Design Competition Organized by Aditya Birla Group for the 1st prize in 2011 and the 2nd prize in 2012.

Master of Architecture (M. Arch) with honors in August 2008 from Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Washington University in St. Louis*, USA (NAAB accredited professional degree) with honors.

Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch); a 5 year professional program in 1999 from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET).

 

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology, Dhaka since April 2010 to August 2017.

 

Major Sessional courses taught:

Level 5  Final Semester Design Studio since 2013

Design studios 5, 7,9 (Level 3 -Term 1 , Level 4- Term 1 , Level 5-Term 1)

Architectural Graphics 1st Year 2nd Semester

 

Theory Courses taught:

Urban Infrastructure Planning (Level 4 Term 2)

Ecology (Level 1 Term 2)

History of Modern Architecture (Level 3 Term 2)

 

  • Worked as a Teaching Assistant at Washington University in St. Louis in Fall 2007 for Professor Eric Mumford for the History of Modern Architecture. Roles included leading seminar classes for 25 students, grading exams, coordinating assignment papers.
  • Worked as a Teaching Assistant at Washington University in St. Louis in Spring 2008 for Professor Paula Lupkin Mumford for the History of Architecture I . Roles included leading seminar classes for 25 students, grading exams, coordinating assignment presentations and preparing teaching materials.
  • Taught undergraduate design studios Level 1 Term II and Level II Term I at the Department of Architecture, University of Asia Pacific, Dhaka from 2004 to 2006 for 5 semesters as Adjunct Faculty.
  • Taught Climate & Design II at the Department of Architecture, University of Asia Pacific, Dhaka from 2004 for 1 semesters as Adjunct Faculty.

Other academic activities:

  • Member of the Advisory Committee which organized three events on the occasion of 20 years of the Department of Architecture, from November 24th-26th, 2015 at the AUST Campus. See http://aust.edu/news/arcDay2015.htm. The program was graced by professor Bruce Judd
  • Director - Australian School of Architecture and Design , University of New South Wales, Australia and local dignitaries.

 

  • A seminar titled Rethinking Architectural Education & Practice in the 21st Century: Responding to Environmental, Humanitarian, Resilience and Social Issues held on Wednesday, 25th November 2015
  • An exhibition of students projects titled Environs opened from 24th November to 26th November 2015
  • Students Design Charrette titled Futuristic Idea for Post Disaster Situation held on Tuesday, 24th November.

 

  • Organized a two week Workshop in Dhaka 11- 22 March, 2012 and a two week Workshop October 12-28, 2012, titled “Space for low income population in a Booming City” with students and faculty of Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (Department of Architecture), Hogeschool Utrecht , University of Applied Sciences (Department of Architecture), Hogeschool van Amsterdam,  University of Applied Sciences (Departments of Architecture and Civil Engineering) , BRAC University (Department of Architecture and Disaster Management), University of Dhaka (Department of Geography and Environment).

Professional  Work Experience

Principal Partner of  Artifex at Dhaka, Bangladesh, from April 2000 to present.

Artifex is a 10 person firm, focused on commercial interiors, multifamily housing, single unit residences, both design- build and architectural consultancy.

Scope of work includes space programming, schematic design, consultant coordination, cost estimation, construction documentation, contract administration for single unit residences, multifamily housing and commercial office interiors. Design- build works focused on commercial interiors, renovation, exhibition pavilions and show-rooms.

 

 

Work Experience in Bangladesh

  • Scope of work include space programming, schematic design, consultant coordination, cost estimation, construction documentation, contract administration for single unit residences, multifamily housing and commercial office interiors. Design- build works focused on commercial interiors, renovation, exhibition pavilions and show-rooms.

Commercial interiors: design-build

  • 2001-3: Interior renovation for GlaxoSmithKline corporate offices. Area: 20000 sf. (with Deshi Architects)
  • 2004-6: Interior renovation for Orion Group corporate offices. Area: 20000 sf.
  • 2002-2005: Interior Renovation for DANA group offices at Tower Hamlet, Banani
  • 2003-2005: Interior Renovation for Meghna Group of Industries Head offices at House 15,Road 34, Gulshan
  • 2011: Interior Renovation for Meghna Group of Industries Head  offices at Garib e newaz Avenue, Uttara
  • 2012: Interior Renovation for Meghna Group of Industries Head offices at AZ Center, Chittagong
  • Renovation of Booths at the Arrival Lounge of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka of Janata Bank.
  • Renovation of office at Panasia Sweaters, Vogra, Gazipur. 2016. Area 6000 sft.

 

Single unit Residences

  • 2003: Rono Residence. Area: 2200 sf.
  • 2006: Resort House for Dana Group. Area: 12000 sf. Site Area  5 Acres Extensive landscaped Garden, Pool, etc
  • Vacation House for Mir Rashidul Hasan at Sripur 1500 sf. 2012-14

 

Multi-family Housing

  • 2006: 20 unit apartment building for Sheltech, at Uttara Dhaka. Area: 24000 sf.
  • 2004-6: Three 15 unit six storied apartment buildings for Nandan Kanon Housing, at Uttara Dhaka.
  • Exhibition Pavilions: 2001-2006: Pavilions for Dana Group.
  • Apartments for Saimon Properties at Basundhara Residential Area. 2010

 

Renovation

  • Renovation and extension of Residence of Salman Masud, Chairman Dana Group at plot 2B, Road 115, Gulshan. Area 5000 sf. 2013-14.
  • Extension of building floor  of South Breeze School at Sector 11, Uttara. Area 8300 sft. 2016

 

Factory Buildings

  • Approval Drawings for five storied building of Chantik Garments at Atkumkumari, Ashulia, Dhaka 2011 for RAJUK and all approval agencies. Area 120000 sft approx.
  • Design of new five storied building of Chantik Garments at Atkumkumari, Ashulia, Dhaka 2016 for RAJUK and all approval agencies. Area 140000 sft approx.

 

 

Other Buildings

  • Rest house for Power Grid Company of Bangladesh at HVDC Power Plant at Bheramara Kushtia. 2014
  • 7 storied building for South Breeze School at Sector 11, Uttara. Area 10,000 sf. With extensive landscaping on ground floor and rooftop.

 

 

 

Work experience in USA

Intermediate Architect/Designer at Cannon Design, St. Louis, USA from September 2008 to July 2009.

Cannon Design is a 800 person AE firm with 19 offices worldwide, specializing in lab, education and healthcare design.

  • Prepared construction documents in Schematic Design and Design Development  phase using Autodesk Revit 2008 for a 500,000 sf. commercial Biotech Lab Office Complex, located in St. Louis. Responsibilities included coordination between various teams of consultants, vendors, contractors and manufacturers to resolve potential conflicts and provide necessary details.

 

  • Prepared construction documents in the Construction Documentation phase for University Hospital Case Medical Center, a 400,000 sf. Cancer Facility in Cleveland, Ohio using AutoCAD Architecture 2008. Scope of work included producing construction documents integrating building systems with electrical, mechanical, fire detection and other systems.

 

  • Worked on the healthcare planning team for the King Abdullah Center for Cancer and Liver Diseases, a 360 bed, 775,000 sf. cancer center in Schematic design phase. Responsibilities included preparing presentations for client meetings, program analysis, schematic design.

 

Intern Architect at Kromm, Rikimaru and Johansen Inc., St. Louis from May 2007 to August 2007.

Kromm, Rikimaru and Johansen Inc. is a 35 person firm, focusing on educational facilities.

Prepared construction documents and presentations for various projects.

Positions held at the Institute of Architects Bangladesh

  • Member Secretary Environment and Urbanization, 20th Executive Council, Institute Architects Bangladesh 2013-14.
  • Member Secretary Organizing Committee and Convener Seminar Committee, 6th. ARCASIA ROUNDTABLE ON SUSTAINABILITY IN ARCHITECTURE & CONSTRUCTION & IAB International Seminar on ‘Architecture for Sustainable and Resilient Habit: Think Local’ held in Dhaka Sept. 26-27 2014

 

Work Experience as Member Secretary Environment and Urbanization Institute Architects Bangladesh 2013-14

 

  1. Organized several workshops to compile a Compendium of Best Practices of Sustainable design for Architects.
  2. Initiated a search to understand the key issues which habitat designers should focus on to ensure sustainability and resilience in Bangladesh.

 

  • Multi-disciplinary research and design addressing issues of sustainability and resilience in the habitats of South Asia
  • Exploring possibilities of architectural education responsive to the ecological needs of the 21st century
  • Exploring the application of Building Information Modelling (BIM) software in Bangladesh to improve service delivery of Architecture firms and better integration with construction and real estate industry globally.