Jalal Ahmad

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Jalal Ahmad
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Jalal Ahmad
Born 1959
Sylhet, Bangladesh
Nationality Bangladeshi
Alma mater Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
Occupation Architect
Awards IAB Award
Practice J. A. Architects Ltd.
Buildings Scholastica School
Training And Resource Center BRAC

Jalal Ahmad (Bengali: জালাল আহমদ) is a practicing Bangladeshi architect. He is the General secretary of Institute of Architects Bangladesh[1] and the Vice president of Commonwealth Association of Architects.[2]


Jalal(3rd from right) at Architecture, SUST jury session

Jalal Ahmad was born in 1959, Sylhet. He completed his bachelor of architecture from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology and established Diagram Architects in 1983 with two other partners. Later he started his own architectural farm J. A. Architects in 1997. He won the North South University Campus International Design Competition (2002) and Mujib Nagar Memorial Open Design Competition (1984). He is a founding member of the architectural research group CHETANA, established in 1983.[3][4]

Notable works[edit]


  • IAB Architect of the Year Award


  1. ^ "Executive Committee". Iab.com.bd. Retrieved 2013-08-03. 
  2. ^ "Commonwealth Association of Architects". Comarchitect.org. Retrieved 2013-08-03. 
  3. ^ "Worldview". Worldviewcities.org. Retrieved 2013-08-03. 
  4. ^ "About: Jalal Ahmed Architects Ltd". Jaarchitects.com.bd. Retrieved 2013-08-03.