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Green Architecture Cell (GrACe), Department of Architecture (DoA), BUET, started its journey in June 2009, as a research outcome of a project on Promoting Green Architecture in Bangladesh, a DoA, BUET-GIZ, Germany joint venture. GrACe aims to promote the green architecture concept by way of advocacy, training, design and research in Bangladesh. Though the project itself, focused primarily on the Readymade Garment (RMG) Sector in Bangladesh, the research results ultimately impacted the whole Building Industry. The Cell now specializes in the design of sustainable buildings, with emphasis on environmental, ecological, energy and other facets, attempting to reduce development impacts and to promote energy efficiency and resource management, a current concern in Bangladesh. The development of GrACe has made the DoA a knowledge centre, disseminating knowledge to practitioners, while also offering design services for the society. GrACe is now an open forum for Architects, Engineers, Planners, Developers, Academics, Researchers, Students, Stakeholders, Civil society members and other individuals interested in green architecture in the tropics.

Coordinator, Green Architecture Cell (GrACe) Department of Architecture,
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh.
Phone: (880 2) 9665633. Fax: (880 2) 9665612. email: grace.buet@gmail.com.
website: www.grace.arch.buet.ac.bd

HOUSING & BUILDING RESEARCH INSTITUTE With the aim of building eco-friendly, disaster resilient and affordable housing for mass people, Housing and Building Research Center was established in 13 January 1975 which today is known as Housing and Building Research Institute (HBRI). Studies led by HBRI focus primarily on technologies and materials for cost-effective, agriculture friendly, eco-friendly, disaster resilient and durable housing.

The four most emphasized aspects of HBRI research works currently are: 1) retaining and expanding agricultural lands, 2) making housing affordable for mass people, 3) ensuring construction of disaster resilient homes and buildings and 4) Giving the highest preference to eco-friendly construction materials and housing.

120/3, Darus-Salam, Mirpur Dhaka-1216, Bangladesh
Tel : +880-2-9035222 Fax :+880-2-9035057
Email : director@hbri.gov.b, hbribd@gmail.com website : www.hbri.gov.bd

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