Asif Salman is an Architect and Architectural Photographer.


He got his bachelor of Architecture degree from Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology. During his graduation days, he also started working as the assistant editor of Dot (art & architecture Bangladesh) magazine. Currently he is serving as a visiting faculty at Department Of Architecture Bangladesh University.


After his graduation, he started his career under eminent architect Mustapha Khalid Palash's firm Vistaara and also continued the editorial assistance for Dot. Salman had always a deep interest in photography and from the very beginning of his student life, he participated in several photography competitions and exhibitions at national and international levels. Although he had no specific target or plan to continue it as a profession. But working in an architectural magazine for a long period of time, he gradually got interested and understood the importance and influence of architectural photography. Realizing his passion for architectural photography soon he took the decision and left his fulltime job to embrace architectural photography fully.


Although his professional career is only two years he has documented over 100 architectural projects and worked with some of the most prominent architects in the south Asian architecture field. In Bangladesh, he is constantly working with eminent architects like Kashef mahboob Chowdhury, Marina Tabassum, Mustapha Khalid Palash, and also firms like Studio Dhaka are the notable names. He also traveled to India to document projects of Pritzker winning architect B.V Doshi, Ar. Bijoy Jain. Asif Salman participated in the Sharjah architecture Triennale 2019 under Ar. Marina Tabassum.

 

Besides architectural photography, he also has an immense interest in animation and film making. He has worked in several short film projects for several clients.  Latest production Reimagined সংসদ ভব

Further Reading:

Others:
NatGeo yourshot
/ stories:

Shadow, I love you, Unsung Hero

121clicks:

30 Powerful Bangladeshi Portraits which teaches you life has two rules never quit

Photo Sell:

Getty Image/Asif Salman

Local Publications:

 

DOT Art & Architecture Bangladesh

Asif Salman has worked as the assistant editor of DOT magazine from its beginning to 9th issue.

All the DOT archive:  www.dotbangladesh.com/dot-archive

Jamsherpur High School Hostel: Widening the scope for education through design

Exhibition/Participation:

Sharjah Architecture Triennial-2019

Inaugural Edition: November 9,2019 - February 8,2020

"Rights of Future Generations"- Curated by Adrian Lahoud with Marina Tabassum Architects: Inheriting Wetness

Curation:

Places of Memory from your photo album organized by Contextbd