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Dr. A. T. M. Masood Reza

Associate Professor

Research Interest:

  • ·     The social, political and cultural contexts along with architectural principles, forms, patterns and Typology which have influences and contributed the gradual development of the Zamindar/ feudal-lord houses in Bangladesh from 1793 to 1950.
  • ·     The architectural styles and features of the colonial architecture in terms of architectural principles, construction systems, patterns and ornamentation; different problems of conservation process; analyze the conservation efficiency in the aspect of design, planning, material and finishes.
  • Construction technology and heritage

Education

·         Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D): Archaeology Department, Jahangirnagar University (JU), Dhaka, Bangladesh (2019)

·         Masters in Architecture (M. Arch): Department of Architecture, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh (2008).

·         Bachelor in Architecture (B. Arch): Architecture Discipline, Khulna University (KU), Khulna, Bangladesh (1997).

·         Higher Secondary Certificate in Science (H.S.C): Dhaka Residential Model College, Dhaka, Bangladesh (1991).

·         Secondary School Certificate in Science (S.S.C): Dhaka Residential Model College, Dhaka, Bangladesh (1989).

Bio

PhD Focus  & Study stream

 

 

 

           

Historic Evolution of Building Construction Systems, Responding to the Context in Bangladesh from 1750-1950

 

Supervisor- Dr. Seema Hoque, Professor, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka

Co-supervisor- Dr. Qazi Azizul Mowla, Professor, BUET, Dhaka

 

(Objectives: Research provides a comprehensive study of evolution of construction technology and materials in course of different stages of colonial period; reasoning with the contextual matrix of this region- deltaic Bangladesh)

M. Arch Thesis

 

 

 

               

Study of the Development of  Zamindar House, Dhaka Division

Supervisor- Dr. Faruque A.U. Khan, Professor, BUET, Bangladesh

 

(Main objectives: Study covers the social, political and cultural contexts along with architectural principles, forms, patterns and Typology which have influences and contributed the gradual development of the Zamindar/ feudal lord houses in Bangladesh from 1793 to 1950.)

B.Arch Dissertation  paper  & Design

 

                                                                                                                                 

            

High Court - Extension in Ramna Green

 

(Design Stream – Conservation; Main objectives: To accommodate the court functions and others respecting the existing historical buildings of the Colonial and Indo-Saracenic style.)

  1. Activity related to heritage projects and others

 

Co-investigator

2017

Assessment of the climate change impacts on world heritage structures: A case study on Khalifatabad city in Bagerhat.

Research funding organization: Khulna University Research Cell, Khulna University

Co-investigator

1999

Stylistic Evolution of Architecture in Bangladesh: From a Colony to a Free Country

Research funding organization: Khulna University Research Cell, Khulna University

Committee member

2016

"Conservation of the Amjhupi Neel Kuthi, Meherpur"

Organization: Department of Archaeology, GoB,

Committee member

2018

UN GCF concept paper and DPP preparation

Organization: Department of Archaeology, GoB,

Team member

2012

“South Asia Tourism Infrastructure Development Project, GoB”

Proposal committee of consultant- Development Design Consultants Ltd.(DDC), Dhaka

Coordinator

2009

Fact finding committee of Shilaidaha Rabindra Complex

Assigning organization: Architecture Discipline, Khulna University, Bangladesh

Requesting organization:  Department of Archaeology, GoB,

Workshop participant

2018

Enhancing Climate Resilience to Heritage Sites in Coastal Region of Bangladesh

Organized by UNDP Bangladesh in partnership with NDA, IDCOL, UNESCO and Department of Archaeology (DoA), GoB

Workshop participant

2018

Challenges of teaching architectural history

Organized by Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB)

Workshop participant

2013

Workshop on Structural Fire Safety

Organized by HEQEP, Khulna University

Workshop participant

2014

Workshop on Research Methodology (theme-Heritage)

Organized by Architecture Department, BUET

Consultant

2012

“Renovation of Mia Bari, Kashipur, Chuadanga

Client: Mr. Sohel Aahmed, owner.



Team member

2009

Panamnagar Survey and Documentation.

With a research team of  Archaeology Department, Jahangirnagar University (JU), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Training conducted

2018

Training workshop for Khulna Regional Office, Department of Archaeology, GoB

Team member

2007

Part survey for the Churches of Bangladesh

With a research team of  Archaeology Department, Jahangirnagar University (JU), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Team coordinator

2007

Survey and Documentation of Dhonbari & Mymenshing Rajbari 

Covering Ground floor basemap, compound plan, structure & ornamentation detail etc.

Team coordinator

2007

Survey and Documentation of Barisal District’s Zamindar houses

Covering 5 nos Zamindar houses with compound plan, structure & ornamentation detail etc.

Team coordinator

2005

Survey and Documentation of Manikganj & Dhaka District’s Zamindar houses

Covering 11 nos Zamindar houses with compound plan, structure & ornamentation detail etc.

Team coordinator

2006

Survey and Documentation of Faridpur District’s Zamindar houses

Covering 3 nos Zamindar houses with compound plan, structure & ornamentation detail etc.

Team coordinator

2006

Survey and Documentation of Nawabganj and Munshiganj District’s Zamindar houses

Covering 4 nos Zamindar houses, temples with compound plan, structure & ornamentation detail etc.


Experiences

Publication

  • Stylistic Evolution of Architecture in Bangladesh: From a Colony to a Free Country
    Qazi Azizul .Mowla & A.T.M. Masood Reza; Research submitted to KHULNA UNIVERSITY, Khulna
    Published in Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (HUMANITIES), Dhaka, Bangladesh; Vol- 45, No. 1, June 2000
  • Legacy of Colonial Feudal Architecture in the perspective of Teota  Zamindar Palace
    A.T.M.Masood Reza, Nurul Kabir & Dr. Faruque A.U. Khan; Published in ‘Pratnattva’-Journal of Department of Archaeology, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh ; Vol-13, June 2007 
  • Preserving the Architectural Heritage Of Bangladesh – An Approach To Digital Documentation”
    Hafizur Rahaman, A.T.M. Masood Reza, Nurul Kabir & S.M. Nazimuddin; Published in ‘Pratnattva’-Journal of Department of Archaeology, Jahangirnagar University, Savar Dhaka, Bangladesh; Vol-14, June 2008 
  • “Ornamentation of Zamindar Palaces in Bangladesh: a Deltaic fusion of Occidental & Oriental styles.”
    A.T.M. Masood Reza & Nurul Kabir; Published in ‘Pratnattva’ - Journal of Department of Archaeology, Jahangirnagar University, Savar Dhaka, Bangladesh; Vol-15, June 2009  
  • Towards a comprehensive study on Colonial township, Panam Nagar: Identification, evaluation, & management with reference to settlement Archaeology & cultural heritage management”
    Nurul Kabir, A.T.M. Masood Reza, Maliha Nargis Ahmed & Mahmood Hussain; Published in ‘Pratnattva’-Journal of Department of Archaeology, Jahangirnagar University, Savar Dhaka, Bangladesh ; Vol-16, June 2010