Community Center in a Disaster Prone Coastal Area

Student thesis: Master Thesis and HD Thesis

  • Ark'aluk Alexander Kleemann Goul
  • Quazi Wafiq Alam
  • Simona Skinkyte
4. term, Architecture (, Master (Master Programme)
The presented material contains the architectural proposal for the design of a community center complex located in the coastal region of Kuakata in Bangladesh. In addition to the architectural and aesthetic focus, the proposal also brings focus into sustainability in a holistic manner that seeks to unify the local cultural identity with the difficulties in a developing country. This aspect also include the environmental issues in a disaster-prone area, which is subjected to the effects of climate change, through constructive and functional means. The proposal is designed for the local non-profit organization “Community Development Center (CODEC)” which have been working for the development of coastal communities in Bangladesh for the last 35 years, with the premise for the project to pragmatically create a community center that provides a platform for the local communities to interact through various activities and offers adaptable solutions, to ever increasing natural calamities occurring due to the climate change effects.
Publication date18 May 2017
Number of pages119
ID: 257612527