The Dallas Architecture Forum is pleased to continue its 2017-2018 lecture series with award-winning architect Marina Tabassum, Founder and Principal of Marina Tabassum Architects, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Tabassum was one of six 2016 winners of the prestigious Aga Khan Award for Architecture for the project Bait-ur-Rouf Mosque in Dhaka. She is the Academic Director of Bengal Institute for Architecture, Landscapes, and Settlements, and has conducted design studios at BRAC University since 2005.
Marina Tabassum has lectured and presented her works and ideas of architecture in various prestigious international architecture forums and events in Norway, Australia, France, Switzerland, and the United States. She will be a juror for this year’s Architectural Review Emerging Architecture awards in Berlin at the World Architecture Festival. Tabassum is a visiting professor this year at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and has previously been a visiting professor at the University of Texas at Arlington and BRAC University.
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Tabassum will speak on Wednesday, October 25 at 7:00 p.m., with check-in and reception at 6:15 p.m., at the Magnolia Theater in the West Village.
Tickets are $20 per lecture for general admission and $5 for students (with ID). Tickets can be purchased at the door before the lecture. No reservations are needed to attend Forum lectures. Dallas Architecture Forum members receive free admission to all regular Forum lectures as a benefit of membership, and AIA members can earn one hour of CE credit for each lecture. For more information on the Dallas Architecture Forum, visit www.dallasarchitectureforum.org or call 214-764-2406.
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