Redesigning Gulistan Hawkers’ Market, Dhaka
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Gulistan is an overcrowded street of Dhaka city in Bangladesh. It means 'Flower Garden', but there are no flower gardens at this place. Several important streets are connected to Gulistan which makes it busy and crowded. The street is full of roadside shops. Thousands of people visit this place for their daily needs. The professional community that deals with urban issues, planning and development studies are thinking seriously about the urban issues in Dhaka city. They all think interventionist and revivalist projects on a massive scale in various aspects is required to rescue Dhaka City from its race to self-destruction. This paper will try to establish a form of invention, in typological, morphological and functional dimensions. The basic idea is to integrate the development projects in specific urban areas and merge it with city scale.