Gallery: Nishorgo Oirabot Nature Centre in Bangladesh is Pierced by Tre...

Photo © Aga Khan Award for Architecture
Access to the first floor and exhibition room is provided by outdoor stairs or a long ramp with a cute bench for resting and breathing fresh air.

Commissioned by the Ministry of Environment & Forests Bon Bhaban, the Nishorgo Oirabot Nature Interpretation Centre is a building designed and built within great care. In order to minimize the project’s environmental impact, Vitti Sthapati Brindo Ltd. architects decided that only structural walls would rest onto the ground. The elevated concrete structure allows trees to grow freely through its pierced ceiling, giving the impression that it is suspended high in the forest


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