Fatema Tasmia

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Fatema Tasmia is a PhD student at the Department of History of Art and Architecture, Boston University. She is an Assistant Professor (now on study leave) in the Department of Architecture, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). Her PhD thesis focuses on the History of Tropical Architecture in Post-colonial South Asia. She completed her B.Arch degree from BUET. She has received her M.Arch degree in 2020 with a thesis focused on the Modern Architectural History of Bangladesh. She received the prestigious Vrooman Memorial Postgraduate Scholarship Award 2018, the highest recognition in postgraduate level from the department for her outstanding thesis. Her research interest focuses on Tropical Modernism in South Asia, Critical Regionalism and modern architectural history. She has several conference, journal and newspaper publications in this research field. She is currently working as a core member of the Heritage Education, Awareness & Research Committee of 24th EC of Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB). She has also worked on the proposal script of Contemporary Heritage Sites of Bangladesh for Inclusion in the World Heritage Tentative List.