• Design Charrette: GROWING UP | Workshop 1

    by  • 3 January 2016 • 0 Comments

    The site in Bosilla, Mohammadpur Interaction Session at Peace Home, LEEDO for the Design Charrette ‘Growing Up’ Written by Farasha Zaman | 2nd January 2016 Paraa and the shortlisted participants for the design charrette ‘Growing Up’, spent a wonderful day of learning and playing games with the children of the LEEDO Peace Home. The...

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    Community Design Workshops with Kolorob

    by  • 27 December 2015 • 1 Comment

    The Kolorob project is initiated by Save the Children, Bangladesh (SCI). As part of this project Paraa has been commissioned to design 4 centres in two low-income urban communities, Bauniabandh and Paris Road, in Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh. From Paraa’s experience, engagement with the community from the inception phase of the design process to explore...

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    7up ; the second film by TINY DIRECTORS

    by  • 14 December 2015 • 0 Comments

    As part of the “Cycle Of Care” workshop, in collaboration with LEEDO of Bangladesh, Rainbow Collective of UK and Openvizor, UK, 6 children wrote, directed and shot 7 short films over the course of 3 days in November 2014 using small HD pen video cameras. The film was then edited and screened first to...

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    Event: Invitation to Film Screening of ‘7UP’

    by  • 7 December 2015 • 0 Comments

    You are cordially invited to the premiere screening of 7UP, a series of short films made by 6 young girls from Dhaka, along with screening of a series of animated shorts exploring the issues of access to birth certificates made by the children of the Nagorik Project.  The inspiration for these projects stems from...

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    Engagement in Execution ;Participatory Architecture

    by  • 26 November 2015 • 0 Comments

    Sajida foundation with the support of Concern World Wide, Dhaka city corporation, and Water Aid is designed to support these street dwellers to get access to these basic facilities. Maniknagar PDC (Pavement Dwellers’ Centre), is one of the currently operating PDCs in Dhaka, where children and women dwellers are the prior concern. We, Paraa...

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