The award-giving ceremony of the 9th BERGER AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN ARCHITECTURE (BAEA) was held on November 23, 2019 at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC), Agargaon, Dhaka. Since 2003, Berger has been proactively recognizing the talented architects of this country and awarding them for their accomplishments. Through the joint collaboration of Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited and Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB), this Award for Excellence in Architecture has created a prestigious national competition platform where the most unique and brilliant architectural projects are rewarded.
Mr Mohsin Habib Chowdhury, Sr. GM- Sales & Marketing welcomed the guests at the 9th BAEA program and eminent Architect Asif M Ahsanul Haq, Award coordinator of 9th BAEA informed about the nitty-gritty of the jury session.
In her valuable speech, Rupali Chowdhury, Managing Director of Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited, thanked the prominent architects for their gracious presence in this program and congratulated the winner of the competition. Architect Jalal Ahmed, President, IAB, highlighted the success stories of this initiative to encourage talented architects. Architect Khan Md. Mustapha Khalid Palash, Jury Chairman, BAEA also spoke at the program. Architect Md. Zakiul Islam, Architect Sheikh Ahsan Ullah Mojumder and Artist Wakilur Rahman were present at the program with other prominent architects.
Architect Jalal Ahmed, President, IAB handed over the crest and Rupali Chowdhury, Managing Director, Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited presented the certificate to the winner. Commendation was given in the Multi-Family Residence category to the architect Mohammad Sharif Uddin Ahammed for the project – The Carnation, Dhaka.
The event ended with a musical program presented by Pintu Ghosh and Friends, followed by dinner. Senior officials of Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited and IAB were also present on this occasion.