Born in Jerusalem in 1945, Rasem Badran received his school education in the nearby town of Ramallah and later in Germany where he graduated in Architecture in 1970. Following his graduation, he worked in Germany for two years and then returned to Jordan in 1973 where he has since been practising. In 1995, Badran was a recipient of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture for the Great Mosque of Riyadh and the Redevelopment of the Old City Centre.
This book is published for the 2019 Tamayouz Excellence Award Ceremony at the Le Royal Hotel in Amman, Jordan. It was created by Ahmed Al-Mallak and Rima Alsammarae.
Tamayouz Excellence Award champions and celebrates the best of architecture worldwide. Tamayouz Excellence Award, an independent initiative with no political affiliation, is sponsored by internationally recognised cultural and academic institutions, and is dedicated to supporting aspirational and transformative projects that tackle local and global challenges.