STHAPOTIK is a well-known architectural firm based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The firm began its journey in 2007 with the motto of responsible environments in architecture. The firm provides award-winning design, construction and consulting services to discerning clients.

The practice of STHOPOTIK emerges from the idea of how the surrounding environment evolves with the challenges of the contemporary world.  It’s always inspired by traditional sustainable architecture and tries to retain cultural, climatically, and materialistic influences from the past in a pragmatic solution. STHAPOTIK operates at the edges of the discipline in collaboration with other fields to explore and re-invent the many intersections between architecture and the “everything else”. The practice promises new possibilities for Architecture to engage and shape the future lies in the revision of boundaries between the urban, the rural and the natural.  

The office is currently involved in a large number of projects throughout the Country. STHAPOTIK has a team of qualified and dedicated young professionals who have developed empirical knowledge and special skills in the use of incorporating new challenges and technologies in architecture and design. Principal Architect Sharif Uddin Ahamed leads his team by considering the layers of physical and cultural archaeology at each site, not just the obvious contexts and programs of a building in the process of design. Besides the approach always looks for the sustainable initiative and emphasizes the well-being of communities.

The firm has produced a wide range of successful projects including housing, apartments, and innovative educational institutes, cultural and commercial facilities. The experience and skill of the key members and the supporting staff allow STHAPOTIK to offer a comprehensive range of services commending with the preliminary investigation and following through the various stages of planning and study, detailed designs, and reports, and specifications and contract negotiations and management of construction. The office has 14 years of experience, talents and capability to provide services in the following areas: architecture, interior design, planning, urban design, restorations, renovations, existing facility evaluation special furnishing design graphics

After professional achievement, STHAPOTIK tried to step into the international field by participating in various international competitions. And fortune steps in by holding the hand of WORLD ARCHITECTURE in 2009. STHAPOTIK won the competition for designing CYCLONE SHELTER CUM SCHOOL BUILDING arranged by World Architecture. Nationally the big achievement was the winning position for designing THE HEADOFFICE OF AGRANI BANK, Dhaka arranged by IAB in 2011, Commendation Award by Berger for EXCELLENCE IN ARCHITECTURE in 2019.

The vision is to achieve architectural brilliance by creating sensitive, responsible, bespoken architecture which contemplates unique human traits. STHAPOTIK prides itself on creating efficient spaces and spaces that connect people with their environment and consistently push the boundaries of the design process. Innovation, vision and pioneering new approaches and techniques are the key to accepting new challenges and becoming a success.