Rasem Badran

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Rasem Badran
Born 1945
Nationality Jordan
Alma mater Technische Universität Darmstadt
Occupation Architect

Rasem Jamal Badran (born 1945 in Jerusalem), a Jordanian architect from a Palestinian descent whose works are based on a methodological approach in defining Architecture as a continuous dialogue between contemporary needs and historical inherited cultural values.


Badran received his early education in Ramallah. In 1970 Badran graduated with a degree in Architecture from Technische Universität Darmstadt (Darmstadt University of Technology) in former West Germany.

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  • Honorary PHD in Architectural Design from the Jordan University of Science and Technology for his advancement of Architectural Theory and Practice
  • Palestine Award for Architecture
  • First Arab Architect Award which was announced by the Arab Housing Ministers of the Arab League in Cairo - Egypt (1997)
  • The Aga Khan Award for Architecture, received for the design of the Grand Mosque of Riyadh and redevelopment of Riyadh Old City Center (1995)
  • Arab Architecture Award received in Morocco at the general conference of the Arab Towns Organization (1990)
  • Winner of the Museum of Islamic Art international competition in Doha-Qatar which was sponsored by Aga Khan - Geneva Office in cooperation with the government of Qatar
  • Winner of Sidon Seafront development Competition in Lebanon
  • Won the first prize (Elementa 72) in the international competition for the design of limited income housing sponsored by the Ministry of Housing in Bonn, West Germany
  • "Al Hussein Medal for Distinguished Performance of the First Order" For his great distinguished efforts in enrichment of modern Islamic architecture




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