Rifat Chadirji

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Rifat Kamil Chadirji
Born Baghdad
Nationality Iraqi
Occupation Architect
Awards Aga Khan Award for Architecture

Rifat Kamil Chadirji (Arabic: رفعت كامل الجادرجي‎‎) was born on December 6, 1926 in Baghdad, is an Iraqi architect and author.[1]


Site Location Country
Central Post Office Baghdad Iraq
Hamood Villa Baghdad Iraq
National Insurance Company Mosul Iraq
Offices and Tobacco Warehouses Baghdad Iraq
the Unknown Soldier Baghdad Iraq


Associated publications[edit]

His publications are primarily in Arabic and include:

  • al-Ukhaidar and the Crystal Palace (1991)
  • A Dialogue on the Structure of Art and Architecture (1995).[3]
  • Regenerative approaches to mosque design-competition to State Mosque, Baghdad. In Mimar 1984,11 page 44-63 ISSN 0129-8372.
  • Concepts & Influences: Towards a Regionalized International Architecture, 1987.ISBN no. 0-7103-0180-4.
  • Internationalised Tradition in Architecture, 1988. ISBN no. 1-85035-146-5.[1]
Author Title Year
Chadirji, Rifat Introduction to Urban Design and Architecture in Lebanon 2004
Chadirji, Rifat Medina Interviews Architect 1999
Khan, Hasan-Uddin Regional Modernism: Rifat Chadirji's Portfolio of Etchings 1984
Chadirji, Rifat Concepts and Influences 1986[4]




  1. ^ a b c Rifat Chadirji at the archINFORM database.
  2. ^ a b http://www.archnet.org/library/parties/one-party.jsp?party_id=13
  3. ^ http://www.csbe.org/avisors2.htm, The Center for the Study of the Built Environment (CSBE)
  4. ^ "Rifat Chadirji Architect, Iraq". architectural-world. May 2005. Retrieved March 3, 2011.