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Kais Al-Rawi

Kais Al-Rawi

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

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.

 

http://jordan.aaschool.ac.uk

http://cellularcomplexity.com

Education 

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
 

Awards 

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

2013
 

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.

2013
 

suckerPUNCH International Competition - New York City, 2nd Place

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

2012
 

D3 Natural Systems - New York City, Honorable Mention

'Urban Fluctuation' awarded an Special Mention for Research Methodologies

2012
 

Skills 



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