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There’s no end to people’s interest to learn about the FUTURE! There was even a time when kings and emperors spent riches to learn what the future holds. But now! Now people can predict the future thanks to the constant flow of information. Some predict how the world will be a hundred years from now, while others explain how our homes will look like 50 years from now. And the thing real estate experts are most hopeful about is 3D printed houses. But what actually is a 3D printed home? We’ve already learned whether they are real or not; whether the technology is available or not. So today we’ll take a look at the positive and negative aspects of 3D printed houses and their future possibilities Pros of 3D Printed houses When people finally started talking about using 3D printing technology in the housing sector, after many other industries had…

The global housing crisis, which began in 2008, is still a major issue that is yet to be resolved. According to the World Economic Forum Report ‘Making Affordable Housing a Reality in Cities’, more than 30% of all the urban population in the world, about 2.5 billion people, will live in substandard housing conditions or will be financially stretched by the year 2050. The housing crisis affects every aspect of people’s lives and drastically reduces the quality of life. In such times, where affordable housing is becoming rarer, many are looking at micro homes as a potential solution. While there are plenty of benefits of micro homes, can they really help people get out of this crisis? What are Micro Homes? Almost all of us are quite familiar with the word ‘Micro’; it means, smaller than small or tiny. And as the word implies, micro homes are tiny living spaces…

Looking into the future a couple of decades from now on, is it too crazy to think that instead of birds, our skies will be filled with flying drones with our  home delivery orders? The idea might seem a tad bit far fetched but it’s actually quite possible. Technology is rapidly improving and so are our living conditions. Read below to know how we predict what our future homes might look like in the realm of housing and real estate. 3D printers for every home The concept of 3D printers has already been introduced in a few countries. It appears that Printable Homes are the future. Last March, a construction technology company called ‘Icon’ introduced a 3D Printer in the market. They even built a tiny home of 350 square feet in under 48 hours. While this invention has definitely created a buzz in the housing industry, just like everything…

Over the past few decades, our nation has gone through many major changes. However, because of our optimistic attitude, we were able to move past these incidents and rise again as a stronger nation. We might look like a small country on the map but we have been moving towards digitization and development in an alarmingly fast rate. Read below to know the reasons behind why properties in Dhaka is a popular choice among property hunters in Asia. Economy According to a World Bank report, Bangladesh is among the five fastest growing economies of the world. The report also said that the FY2019 GDP growth projection is 7.3% – and why wouldn’t it be? Bangladesh has been an economic powerhouse for quite a while with our booming business sector and the emergence of startups, various agriculture and domestic industries and not to mention, the manufacturing industry plays a big role…

As far as we know, encroachment in our nation is a concerning issue for various reasons. Land-grabbing is already a common occurrence and has been going on for decades. Needless to say, there are a lot of unethical practices like scamming, corruption and the use of violence in the land-grabbing process. However, we still don’t talk about this major issue as much and maybe that’s why it still exists. Read below to understand what it means and how it can slow down a city’s overall development. What is encroachment and how can we deal with it? Encroachment basically refers to when one property owner trespasses and enters the property ground of a neighbor and builds or demolishes the neighbor’s property in order to build their own. For instance, crossing the property line and building a gate around the house or making a garden and taking up extra space from the…

The beauty and joy of Eid ul-Fitr lies in the fact that it gives everyone a reason to celebrate. For kids, the excitement of waking up early, putting on new clothes, eating sweets, and hugging your loved ones while greeting them with ‘Eid Mubarak’ is unmatched by any other day. On the other hand, the joy of completing the Ramadan month properly and in devotion to Allah is a cause for celebration in itself. It is a day full of fun, festivity, and love all around. So how do people tend to go about celebrating Eid ul-Fitr 2019? That is our topic today. However, we will also take a look at how people celebrate this day around the world and what the day’s significance. Meaning of Eid Ul-Fitr For Muslims around the globe, Eid ul-Fitr is one of the most important and joyous days of the year. It is celebrated…

Everyone is going green these days, for obvious reasons. Large companies and individuals are taking up green practices maybe because our planet needs this now more than ever. World environment day (or Eco Day) is a day dedicated for the betterment of our environment. In this day, let’s shed some light on this topic and celebrating World Environment Day. History The celebration of this day was initiated way back in 1972 by the UN. However, the first celebration took place in 1974 which shows environmental awareness goes back a couple of decades. Since then, it has successfully become the single largest celebration of the environment in the world. Right now, more than a hundred countries and many local communities celebrate this occasion. World Environment Day takes place on June 5, every year. However, it is not a public holiday; it is an awareness day which is celebrated to raise awareness…

With the technological development, there are many things happening now that we could not even imagine before. Through a mere mobile app, you can now buy bus tickets, get medical consultation, hire services for household chores and share rides. All of these were possible because some startups from Dhaka were courageous enough to come forward  with their breakthrough ideas. It was just the other day that the local ride sharing app Pathao started and now they are operating abroad as well and their co-founded was featured on a world-famous magazine like Forbes. These small startups can bring major changes in our nation. Today, we will be talking about some of those startups of Dhaka. Jeeon We don’t know if the name is derived from “jeeonkathi’ or not but the startup company Jeeon Bangladesh came to be for the welfare of people living in the rural areas of bangladesh. This company…

Bangladesh has witnessed some of the worst industrial factory disasters in memory when the Tazreen Garments was engulfed in flames and when the Rana Plaza fell. This has harmed not just the people of the country but has severely damaged the reputation of our clothing industry to the outside world too. Then there were the fires in Puran Dhaka. In the span of just a few years, hundreds burned to death in two horrific fires. Many declared the narrow streets of Puran Dhaka and people’s lack of awareness as the reason behind such wide-spread fire. Maybe it’s true that the damage wouldn’t be so severe and more easily contained if the fire was in the relatively newer parts of Dhaka. However, the recent FR Tower fire in Banani, which is known as one of the more modern areas of Dhaka, has shown how wrong this belief is. Everyone now accepts…

May was quite eventful for various reasons, especially because it was the month of Ramadan. However, the arrival of Eid is going to make June even better! As we embrace the festivity of it all, there are tons of other events that are going to take place during that month as well. Read below to know more about the exciting events in June. Biggest Fuchka Festival 2019 Date: June 24, Monday Time: 11 PM – 2 AM Venue: Mirpur DOHS Shopping Complex Field As the name suggests, the biggest fuchka festival of the year is here! Bangladesh has some of the best street food and this festival will have it all – starting from regular fuchka to a unique array of other similar snacks to munch on!  This public event is hosted by Festivity Events. Upon visiting, you will find Mutton fuchka, Beef fuchka, Sukha Puri, Pani Puri, Bhel Puri,…