Map 1: Dhaka City Land Use 1700 Map 2: Dhaka City Land Use 1910 Map 3: Dhaka City Land Use 1945 From Map 1 to Map 2, it is clear that the shift of high class residential area, from surrounding the …

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Ahmed S.U. 1986. Dhaka–A Study in Urban History and Development. Riverdale: Riverdale Company This source provided information of Dhaka’s urbanization process, especially supported the argument towards the inadequacy of the British Rule in the process of modernization of Dhaka.  However, it was …

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Furumai, H. (2007) Southeast Asian Water Environment 2: Selected Papers from the Second Internal Symposium on Southeast Asian Water Environment, Hanoi, Vietnam, December 2004 and the Third International Symposium on Southeast Asian Water Environment, Bangkok, Thailand, December 2005. London: IWA Publications The …

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Buckland Flood Protection Embankment, was the first attempt of the British in dealing with the flood that threated Dhaka since the development of the city.  It was the decade when the British Crown first took control of Dhaka, proposer of the …

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This article will focus on the influence of the British Rule in the planning of city-scape.  In 1885, when Frederick Wyer, the Collector of Dhaka, suggested the idea of developing the jungle-beset area with “board roads and proper drains”, Wari, …

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This article will focus on the influence of the British Rule in different social class due to the urban renewal project.  At the very beginning of the British rule (1772 – 1857), the rivers in Dhaka acted the role of mobility, …

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Under the influence of the Industrial Revolution, many technologies got to advance to the next level in Europe.  After the British Crown took over control of the region in 1858, and the establishment of the Dacca Municipality on 1 August …

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British influence in Dhaka started in 1668, when the English formally established their factories there.  When William Hedges was appointed as the first head of the British East India Company on 25 October 1681, he established large amount of business …

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