A team of six students from different batches of Urban and Regional Planning Department, KUET participated in the Inter-University Undergraduate Planning Students’ Competition on Planning and Design of Compact Township and achieved First Runner-up position. it was organized by Department of Urban and Regional Planning, BUET in collabration with Compact Township Foundation(CTF), Dhaka, Bangladesh on may 12, 2016. The whole program was held in URP Seminer Room, BUET. The Honorable Vice-Chancellor of BUET was the Chief Guest on the occasion. The team was received Prize from Dr. Salim Rashid Sir, Professor, University of Illinois, Chicago. A Round-table conference was held immediately after the prize giving ceremony with Teachers, Professional Urban Planners, Development Coordinators, Delegates of Civil Society, and Media Personalities.
The team was supervised by Md. Esraz-Ul-Zannat and Md. Mokhlesur Rahman. The award winning students of KUET team are Naimul Islam (2k11), Sk. Fazla Rabby (2k11), Md. Salman Ferdous (2k11), Maria Binte Edrish (2k11), Tahmid Hossain (2k12) and Md. Saiful Bashar Tipu (2k13). Two teams from RUET were awarded as Champion and Second runner up team.
Theother participants were undergraduate students of the Urban and Regional Planning Departments of BUET, Jahangirnagar University, Khulna University, KUET, RUET and CUET at the very beginning of the Competition. At last there were only 3 selected groups could participated in the final by assessing 3 different phases of the competition.
The team from this University presented here the feasibility study of Compact Township project, locational profile development, cost estimation of the project, assessment of sustainability of Compact Township, and finally, the 3D Model development of the Project.
1st Runner-up team- KUET Receiving Award from Prof. Dr. Salim Rashid Sir.
Round-table Discussion Between Participants and Co-ordinators of Compact Township Foundation