Dream Project Bangladesh 2014/2015

Korea National University of Arts X Dhaka National University of Arts_Community Design in Dhaka

Dream Project is a cooperative project between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and K-Arts, to proceed with cultural projects with talented students in developing countries.

Visual materials as a part of results of field research in Suhrawardy Udyan

I participated as a team leader of Bangladesh team in 2014 and program conductor in 2015, together with students in the graphic design department at Dhaka National University of Arts.

Installing memo boards on the public furniture in Suhrawardy Udyan to enhance communication of local visitors

Making a relay comments on the memo board installed on the bench in Suhrawardy Udyan

Our team focused on research methodology and implementing them in real life problems. Together with the local students, we mainly discussed design as a way of social interaction. We set a case and define issues, and figured out the solutions using design methods. Those solutions were proposed to the relevant organizations to understand the actual value of the outcome. We've chosen a specific site named Suhrawardy Udyan and reevaluated the social value that it holds. Suhrawardy Udyan is a place where various people ranging from students to elders come by to rest. We've researched how people interact with this place with multiple methods.

Analog Color hunting: Collecting colors from the Dhaka University campus to gather elements for designing school identity

Discussing and choosing representative colors among collected color chips.

Where is my doll?: A fictional story of a local bazaar to share the value of the place

Prof. Md.Harun-ar-Rashid_Tutur of Dhaka National University of Arts, 23 students from Dhaka National University of Arts, 9 Korean participants