Principal Architect, JA Architects Ltd
Executive Board | Visiting & Regular Faculty
Jalal Ahmad is actively involved in organizing architects communities locally and internationally. He is the Vice President of the Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB), and also the Vice president of Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA). He graduated from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology and established Diagram Architects in 1983 with two other partners. Later he started his own architectural firm 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.
September 2018 is a special session focusing on the Aga Khan Award for Architecture winning projects. Faculties include former AKAA director Suha Ozkan, Moroccan architect, writer Hassan Radoine and AKAA award winners. This program is free to attend.
This session explored the fundamentals of human settlements, large scale designs and cities. The discussion also brought in topics of how funding organizations and local community get involved in a project like designing new villages from scratch.