Sultana Zakia Rahman. FIAB
BArch (BUET), March (BUET), PhD Candidate (BUET)
Sultana Zakia Rahman, a PhD Candidate and Fellow of the Institute of Architects Bangladesh (FIAB), graduated from BUET in 1991. She is teaching in the Department of Architecture (Full time since 2015), and worked as Guest Faculty in the same (during 2013) and in the Bachelor of Real Estate Program (BRE) at Daffodil International University (during 2015), She worked as the Core Team Member in Curriculum Development and IQAC (2017-18) Program of UGC for the Department. She was the Executive Council Member (Publication) of IAB during the two terms, 2009-2011 and 2011-2013. She acted as the Joint Secretary (2010-2015) and later as General Secretary (2015-2020) in Women Architects, Engineers and Planners Association (WAEPA) BD. She was also an Executive Committee Member of Architecture Alumni Association of BUET (ArcAAB). She has been an active organizing member during numerous International conferences and seminars and also presented Papers, participated in such events, workshops etc. Her area of interest in research includes Architecture, Housing and Urban Issues, Gender, Socio-Cultural and Heritage, Resilience and Marginalized Subaltern Groups. Apart from contributing to Journals and Daily News Papers, she has conducted Editorial responsibility in local and International Publications. In professional practice, she had worked in System Design and Ideas and System Architects as Director (till 2004) and later established her own Practice PLAN Design Desk, renamed later as ARCHI.SPACE Design Desk.