The furniture manufacturing company Isho has showcased an innovative co-living space for students, built to address the use of space amid increasing population density in Dhaka.
Isho demonstrated its new co-living space, called DormBox, at the three-day Arch-Fest recently held at North South University. The fest exhibited the latest architectural innovations in interior design.
DormBox is a co-living space with two rooms – a bedroom and study. The study room can either be a suitable place for a student or can be a destination for an evening party. It also includes an open space that can be used as a balcony.
Dhaka – an economic and educational hub of Bangladesh's renowned public and private universities – encourages students to come to the city. Shared living is a preferable option for these students.
Currently, messes, hostels and semi-furnished quarters are popular among those who want an affordable option to live in the city. The demand for co-living spaces is increasing daily but such spaces pose some problems regarding personal hygiene and physical and mental health issues. DormBox provides a solution to these problems.
"With DormBox, Isho shows how students can fit all their essentials into small rooms without having to worry about emptying their pockets on lavish functional and space-saving furniture. It suits a young lifestyle," said Rayana Hossain, Isho managing director.