Rafiq Azam

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Rafiq Azam
Rafiq Azam (cropped).jpg
Azam in 2011
Native name
রফিক আজম
Alma materBangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

Muhammad Rafiq Azam is a Bangladeshi architect.


Rafiq Azam is a graduate from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), 1989. His practice “SHATOTTO architecture for green living” was established in May 1995.[1][2][3]


  • 2008: Architectural Excellence in Bangladesh, RAIA exhibition in Sydney, Australia.[citation needed]
  • 2009: "Two Men Show" at Gallery Hittite, Yorkville art district Toronto, Canada[4]
  • 2014: "Water in Light" at Bengal Art Lounge, Gulshan, Bangladesh[5]


  • 2007: Berger Award for Excellence in Architecture for the project 'Meghna Residence'[6]
  • 2012: Winner of Emirates Glass Leading European Architects' Forum (LEAF) Awards Residential Building of the year award (multiple occupancy)[7]
  • 2012: Winner of World Architectural Community Award, 11th Cycle [8]
  • 2012: The South Asian “Architect of the Year” Award, 2011[9]



  1. ^ Mankani, Zain (November 2011). "Architect Rafiq Azam". Archi Times (Interview). Karachi.
  2. ^ Falvo, Rosa Maria. "Rafiq Azam's Architecture in Bangladesh". The Culture Trip.
  3. ^ "RAFIQ A painter first". The Daily Star. 2013-11-22. Retrieved 2018-06-08.
  4. ^ Radhika, V. (13 April 2009). "Bangladeshi community a portrait of growth". The Toronto Star. Retrieved 24 August 2014.
  5. ^ "Water In Light - An exhibition of architectural works". The Independent. Dhaka. 1 May 2014. Archived from the original on 26 August 2014. Retrieved 24 August 2014.
  6. ^ "Berger honours young architects". The Financial Express. Dhaka. 1 November 2007. Retrieved 9 August 2011.
  7. ^ http://www.arena-international.com/leafawards/winners-of-the-leaf-awards-2012/1433.article
  8. ^ http://www.worldarchitecture.org/main/winners.asp?winarchive=11thcycle&cyc=11
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-06-27. Retrieved 2014-02-03.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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