Rizvi Hassan


Rizvi Hassan is a Bangladeshi Architect graduated from BUET in 2017. Since the beginning of his practice, he has been exploring various roles of a design professional in unconventional fields. He has worked in Cox’s Bazar, Ukhiya, Teknaf, Sylhet, Jhenaidah, Chandpur, Sirajgonj, Kurigram Char area and Mirsharai for various Bangladeshi communities and Rohingya refugees. Contextual response, local identity, culture, and learning through collective making has been the key in his design process, that tries to reflect on the construction process and final spaces. Healing through making has been an important method, especially in distressed communities as this tries to celebrate construction as a creative process.

He has been working with CSF Global, Sajida foundation, IOM-UN Migration, ICRC, BRAC and other organizations. Among his recent works- Rohingya Cultural Memory Centre, Health Facility for Konapara, Hindupara Community Center, Safe Space for Women & Girls, Bhalukiya Community Centre etc. are notable. For his contribution, UN-OCHA recognized him globally in 2020. He also won the ASF Award 2021 and Aga Khan Award for Architecture in 2022.

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