Eminent architect Bashirul Huq died Saturday evening at age 78. He breathed his last at Ganashasthya Nagar Hospital in Dhaka at 6:00pm.
He is survived by his wife Professor Firdous Azim, two sons, and a granddaughter.
Born on June 24, 1942, in Brahmanbaria, he earned his bachelor degree in architecture from National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan in 1964 and his master’s degree in architecture from the University Mexico in 1975.
During his illustrious career spanning four decades, he designed more than 300 buildings, and is known for his ecologically-sensitive architectural designs.
His mortal remains will be taken to his ancestral home in Bhatshala, Brahmanbaria for burial on Sunday.
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