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Md. Masrur Mamun Hossain

  • Contact:  Department of Architecture, University of Asia Pacific
  • Phone:  +880-2-58157091 Ext-888 (UAP), 02-9128385 (Department)
  • Tel: 01819297321(cell), 9130863 (res)
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Masters in Architecture (M.Arch)

DIA (Dessau Institute of Architecture), Hochschule Anhalt, Dessau, Germany


Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.)

Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, BUET


Higher Secondary School  Certificate (H.S.C.)

Dhaka College


Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C.)

St. Gregory’s High School




2006 till date

Department of Architecture,

The University of Asia Pacific

Full time faculty


Department of Architecture,

The University of Asia Pacific

Visiting Faculty




Design and Technology Centre, DTC, a component of GTZ (German Technical Cooperation)

Moderator, member of the teaching group, “Design with Wood”, Carpentry workshop I & II, for carpenters, designers, architects


Ecole de design d’intérieur, Alliance Française of Dhaka

Guest lecturer

  • First Year Design Studio
  • Third Year Design Studio
  • Thesis Supervision
  • Architectural Graphics I and II
  • Contemporary Architecture
  • Art Appreciation
  • History of Architecture, Hindu and Buddhist Period


  • Member, Design team, Barisal Burial Ground and torture Cell Memorial, Barisal City Corporation
  • Design and curating the exhibits of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Memorial Museum, at Dhanmondi road no 32, Dhaka.
  • Member, design team of the Crafts Museum at Sonargaon conservation project.
  • Art & Architecture
  • Film studies
  • Critical Theory
  • Cultural Theory
  • 2004 - “Behind products: a Study on Crafts of Bangladesh”, co-author: C.S.Saha, editor: Franz Bauer, Published by Design and Technology Centre, DTC.
  • 2008-09 - “Bungalow, influence of a Bengal hut in global scenario” with Prof. Dr. Abu Sayeed and Dr. Momen Choudhury, collaboration research, Europe South Asia Maritime Heritage Project with eight universities from India, Portugal, France, UK, Nederland and Bangladesh.
  • 2014-15 -“Bangladesh: Product Design and Craft Design”, co-author: C.S.Saha, Article for inclusion in Volume two of the Encyclopedia of Asian Design as representative of Bangladesh. Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, United Kingdom (authors’ contribution is done, both volumes are expected to be published in 2017)
  • 2014 – Exhibition Curator, “Dealing with Spaces: Art intervention in architecture” at Dhaka Art Centre. Co- curator: Artist Wakilur Rahman
  • 2006- Exhibition on best works of all design departments at Hochschule Anhalt, M.Arch project on “Emergence”, DIA, Dessau.
  • 2000 - Publication, Design Studio project "Apartment Complex for NAM" in “Prachee One”, a compilation of students’ best projects of all architecture schools of Bangladesh.

Seminars and workshops:

  • 2014, Pedagogy Workshop on Teaching of Architectural History at the Department of Architecture, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, Dhaka, Dec. 20, 2014
  • 2005-06, Presentations for Cultural Theory Seminar series, DIA and Bauhaus Kolleg, Dessau:    1. “Mass Ornamentation”, Siegfried Kracauer’s interpretation of production in popular culture. 2. “Theodor Adorno’s aesthetic interpretation of ornamentation with reference to Adolf Loos.” 3. “Global Difference, Global Identity”, Fredric Jameson’s criticism on K. Frampton on critical regionalism. 4. “Strange Loops”, critical review of the book, “Gödel, Escher, Bach”.
  • 2003, International Seminar “Formal Product Design Education in Bangladesh” organized by DTC, GTZ. Moderator, section: “Creative Education in the School Level”.
  • 2005-06, Workshops participation, DIA and Bauhaus Kolleg, Dessau:  1. “How Architects Draw”, with Prof. Peter Magyar of Florida Atlantic University, 2.“Boston Waterfront”, with Professor Maurice Finegold of Harvard Graduate School. 3. “Metabolism in Architecture”, discussion with Kusho Kurokawa, 4. “Smart Geometry, Performative Morphologies”, Neri Oxman, of AA London.
  • 2005- “Creating Culture: Freeing Minds” workshop on Waldorf Education and Biswa Bharati, Goethe Institut, German Cultural Centre, Dhaka Bangladesh.
  • 2004- “Competitive Advantage Through Design”, International workshop, National Institute of Design NID, Ahmadabad, in collaboration with Dept. of Scientific & Industrial Research, Govt. of India. Participated as a representative from Bangladesh.
  • 2002- “Self-Management of Artists” Workshop by German painter Ilse Hilpert organized by Gallery 21 and German Embassy, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Editor and member, "Kathpencil Studio", illustration group for experimental books for children.
  • Various publications of children's books.
  • Member: Crafts Council of Bangladesh; Institute of Architects, IAB;  Alumniportal Deutschland.