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B'desh hospital, a cyclone-hit area's lifeline, rated world's best building

The building uses water as its central point and provides sustainable, low-cost essential healthcare to the local communities

Friendship Hospital
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The Friendship hospital is set in an area that was heavily affected by a major cyclone in 2007 and has a zig-zag canal that cuts thr­ough the premises, collecting rainwater that helps cool the courtyards in summer

Akshara Srivastava New Delhi
The Royal Institute of British Ar­c­hitects (RIBA) has adjudged Friendship Hospital in Banglad­esh’s Satkhira district the world’s best building for the year 2021.

Designed by architect Kashef Chowdhury of Urbana, the community hospital is set in an area that was heavily affected by a major cyclone in 2007. The building uses water as its central point and provides sustainable, low-cost essential healthcare to the local communities.

The Kohan Ce­ram Central Office Building in Tehran has been built with an internal and external st­r­uc­ture using a unique
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First Published: Jan 26 2022 | 10:53 PM IST

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