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Charles Correa International Lecture: Marina Tabassum

October 11, 2023 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Portrait of Marina TabassumA Bangladeshi architect and educator, Marina Tabassum founded Dhaka-based Marina Tabassum Architects in 2005. In her work, Tabassum seeks to establish a language of architecture that is contemporary yet reflectively rooted to place, always against an ecological rubric containing climate, context, culture, history. Her project the Bait Ur Rouf Mosque in Bangladesh is distinguished by its lack of popular mosque iconography, its emphasis on space and light, and its capacity to function not only as a place of worship but also as a refuge for a dense neighborhood on Dhaka’s periphery. The portfolio of work notwithstanding, Tabassum’s practice remains consciously contained in size, undertaking a limited number of projects per year.

The Charles Correa International Lecture Fund was established in 2016 in honor and memory of renowned Indian architect and activist Charles Correa (B.Arch.’53). The fund endows an annual lecture at Taubman College by an emerging architect engaged with global architecture and activism to promote cultural understanding through design.

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Date:
October 11, 2023
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Website:
https://umich.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fxSMGt-1Rlqc44jgKB2BqA

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Art & Architecture Building Lecture Hall, Room 2104
2000 Bonisteel Blvd
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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