Kais Al-Rawi

Kais Al-Rawi

Los Angeles, CA, US



Kais Al-Rawi is a registered architect (JEA). Born in Amman, Jordan and is a Masters graduate from the Architectural Association in London and Ryerson University in Toronto. He is currently based in Los Angeles, working with the award-winning practice Synthesis Design+Architecture. Kais specializes in generative design methodologies involving computation, investigating the potential they hold within architecture and urbanism. His ongoing design-research works which initiated at the AA have been privileged with publications, exhibitions and awards from international institutions including the AIA, d3 NYC, ACADIA and TEX-FAB Digital Fabrication Alliance. Kais serves as the Director of the Architectural Association' global studio in Jordan - Visiting School.


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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