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. (Source: AKTC)
Firm with Laith Shubeilat, formerly named Shubeilat Badran Associates, renamed Dar al-Omran.
A single family house on levels consisting of four bedrooms, a formal reception hall, a private living room, a dining room, and a kitchen. THe design concept was based upon the direct link of the main entrance to the core of the house. This has been acheived via a large courtyard which connects through a corridor to the central courtyard. All functions are organised around the central courtyard. The construction is reinforced concrete white washed with plaster.