Kais Al-Rawi

Kais Al-Rawi

Los Angeles, CA, US



Kais Al-Rawi is a registered architect (JEA). Born in Amman, Jordan. He holds a Masters Degree in Emergent Technologies & Design from the Architectural Association in London, and is a graduate of Ryerson University in Toronto.

He is currently based in Los Angeles, California and has recently joined Walter P Moore & Associates' Envelope Design Practice. Prior to that he has been working with award-winning practices including Synthesis Design + Architecture.

Kais specializes in generative design methodologies involving computation, investigating the potential they hold within Architecture and Urbanism. He also directs and teaches at the Architectural Association' Visiting School Programme in Jordan.

Kais's School Blog on Archinect:

AA Visiting School Jordan

This blog will be about the AA visiting school workshop in Jordan. Occuring this July, between Amman and the Dead Sea - lowest point on earth.

The workshop includes invited faculty including Kais Al-Rawi, Julia Koerner, Vincenzo Reale, Rana Zureikat, Filippo Nassetti, Marie Boltenstern and Mohamed Makkouk

Also world-renown guests including Ross Lovegrove in 2014. Full information:

Category Title


Walter P Moore, Los Angeles, Facades & Complex Structures - Technical Designer

Aug 2014 - current

Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA), Amman, JO, Programme Director - Visiting School Jordan

May 2013 - current


Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA), London, GB, Masters, Architecture - Emergent Technologies & Design

Sep 2011 - Sep 2012

Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, CA, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2007 - Jun 2011


AIA 2x8 Exhibition Design, 1st Place

Awarded first place for the design and construction of 2014 2X8 exhibition. In collaboration with Marie Boltenstern and Julia Koerner


TEX-FAB SKIN Finalist, Award

Cellular Complexity in collaboration with Marie Boltenstern and Julia Koerner was selected as one of the four short-list projects, funded prototype to be exhibited in ACADIA 2013 for the second round jury.


suckerPUNCH International Competition - New York City, 2nd Place

'Cellular Comlexity' awarded Second Place for the NYC Convention Center / Casino International Competition


D3 Natural Systems - New York City, Honorable Mention

'Urban Fluctuation' awarded an Special Mention for Research Methodologies



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