Studio

People sharing different ideas with common beliefs

Team JAA

Principals

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Afroza Ahmed, FIAB
Chairperson

MBIP
Senior Architect & Urban Planner
Ph.D (UK), 2011; MURP, BUET, 1990; B.Arch, BUET, 1987

madam
Afroza Ahmed, FIAB
Chairperson

MBIP
Senior Architect & Urban Planner
Ph.D (UK), 2011; MURP, BUET, 1990; B.Arch, BUET, 1987

Dr. Afroza Ahmed obtained her PhD from the Civil & Building Engineering Dept. of Loughborough University, UK in 2011. She did her Masters Degree in Urban & Regional Planning form the URP Dept. of BUET in 1990 & completed her B. Arch. Degree from the Dept. of Architecture BUET in 1987.

She started her career as an architect and then worked as urban planner in the UNDP funded Dhaka Metropolitan Dev. Planning Project for 4 years. She has served with reputed international and local consultants. She then served with the UN for over 12 years in Bangladesh, Indonesia & Pakistan.

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JALAL AHMED, FIAB
Principal Architect & Managing Director

Vice President (National Affairs), Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB)
Vice President (Asia), Commonwealth Assoc. of Architects (CAA)
B.Arch, BUET, 1983

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JALAL AHMED, FIAB
Principal Architect & Managing Director

Vice President (National Affairs), Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB)
Vice President (Asia), Commonwealth Assoc. of Architects (CAA)
B.Arch, BUET, 1983

After completing his architectural education in 1983 from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, Jalal Ahmed started his professional career in partnership with two other architects. Later in 1997, he established his independent practice. He was a founder member of ``Chetona``.

During the last 32 years, he has designed various projects ranging from large urban academic campuses to small rural training centres made of mud blocks and from multifamily urban apartments to low cost housing for the rural poor. He also has vast experience in industrial building designs. He often draws inspiration from traditional art and culture.

Jalal has won a number of prestigious awards for design excellence & prizes in a number of architectural competitions, including Franco-German Embassy at Dhaka Int. Competition (2009), North South University Campus Int. Competition (2002) and Mujib Nagar Memorial Open Design Competition (1984).

Projects and articles by Jalal Ahmed have been featured in leading international architectural journals. He has presented numerous papers and studies on architectural issues in different international and national seminars & workshops.

He served as a part time faculty at the Departments of Architecture, of BRAC University, American International University Bangladesh & University of Asia Pacifica.

He has been elected as the Vice President, Asia of the Commonwealth Association of Architects for 2016-19 and is currently the Vice President (National Affairs) of the Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB). He also has served as Honorary Secretary of Architects Regional Council Asia (ARCASIA) during 2009-10. He is a founder member of the architectural research group CHETANA, established in 1981.

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Muhummad Atiqul Haq, FIAB
Director

Senior Architect
B.Arch, BUET, 1991

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Muhummad Atiqul Haq, FIAB
Director

Senior Architect
B.Arch, BUET, 1991

After completing his bachelor degree on architecture, in 1991 from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, architect Atiqul Haq started his career working with well known architects, architect Muzharul Islam, Nahas Khalil, and Saiful Haq. In 2004 he joined with architect Khandaker Shabbir Ahmed as an associate partner. He has been awarded “Honorable Mention“ in an open design competition as a member of design team.

He had submitted a paper “Potentials of Window Design in Inducing Air change in Still Air Condition” as a co-author on 23rd International Conference of Passive and Low Energy Architecture, Geneva Switzerland on PLEA 2006, which was accepted and published on their website.

In 2009 He has joined J.A. Architects Ltd. as a senior architect and has won prize in an International architectural competition (Franco-German Embassy at Dhaka) as a member of design team.

He has experienced in working with multi-disciplined team of consultants. His design experience includes mixed-use tall buildings, apartments, office towers, hotels, hospitals, commercial buildings shopping complexes and factory buildings.

Later Atiqul Haq has joined as a director of J.A. Architects Ltd. since 2012.

He is a member of Architecture Alumni Association of BUET, and a fellow member of Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB).

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Muhammad Ismail Ibrahim, MIAB
Director

Senior Architect
B.Arch, UAP, 2005

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Muhammad Ismail Ibrahim, MIAB
Director

Senior Architect
B.Arch, UAP, 2005

Ar. Muhammad Ismail Ibrahim completed his architectural education from The University of Asia Pacific in 2005 and ever since then he has been in full time architectural practice.

His working experience is 9 years. He has been the project architect of various types of projects of J A Architects Ltd . varying from works for NGOs to large scale commercial and residential projects.. He has special interest is in designing Health Care facilities.

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Shahnawaz Bappy, MIAB
Associate Partner

Senior Architect
B.Arch, BUET, 2005

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Shahnawaz Bappy, MIAB
Associate Partner

Senior Architect
B.Arch, BUET, 2005

Ar. Shahnawaz Bappy completed his architectural education from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in 2005 and ever since then he has been in full time architectural practice.

He has been the senior architect of the major building, interior and planning projects of J.A. Architects Ltd. He achieved Berger Excellence Award in 2011 and got selected for publication in Back Stage Architecture 2012 through a biannual survey of young architects around the world associated by AIAC.

Architects

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Homaira Zaman
Senior Architect

FIAB, B.Arch, BUET, 1986

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Raiana Tahsin
Architect

MIAB, B.Arch, KU

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Karishma Ahmed
Senior Architect

AMIAB, B.Arch, BRAC University, 2008

Ruhul Amin
S M Ruhul Amin
Architect

MIAB, B.Arch, KU, 2011

Shihab Ahmed
Shihab Ahmed
Architect

AMIAB, B.Arch, KU, 2013

Md. Mizanur Rahman Mishu
Md. Mizanur Rhaman Mishu
Architect

AMIAB, B.Arch, BUET, 2013

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Farah Moumita
Architect

AMIAB, B.Arch, BUET, 2013

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Tanmoy Dey
Architect

AMIAB, B.Arch, SUST, 2014

Trina
Sanjia Haque Trina
Junior Architect

B.Arch, BUET, 2015

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Monzila Chowdhury
Junior Architect

B.Arch, SUST, 2015

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Reza Noor Muin
Junior Architect

B.Arch, SUST, 2015

SENIOR ASsistant ARCHITECTS

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Md. Shafiqul Alam

Dip. (Arch), 1979

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Shahana Parveen

B.S.S. 1999, Dip. (Arch.) 1995

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Sk. Ali Anser

Dip. (Arch.) 1983

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Akhtaruzzaman Khan

Dip. (Arch)

Engineers

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A. M. Fazlul Haque
SENIOR PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST

B.Sc. (Elec.), BUET, 1970

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Jamil Ahmed Choudhury
Senior Civil Engineer

B.Sc. (Civil), BUET, 2003

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S. M. Obaydur Rahman
Senior Civil Engineer

B.Sc. (Civil) WU, 2013; Dip. (Civil), 1988

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Saadat Hossain
Senior Civil Engineer

B.Sc. (Civil) WU, 2013; Dip. (Civil), 1988

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MD. Shamim Haider
Civil Engineer

B.Sc. (Civil), CUET, 2012

Assistant Engineers

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Mohammad Azizur Rahman

Dip. (Civil), 2000

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K.M. Shamim

Dip. (Civil) 2010

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Bappi Sarkar

Dip. (Civil), 2014

OFFICE MANAGER/ ACCOUNTANT

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Md. Monirul Islam
Accountant

B.A. 1984

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Md. Awlad Hossain

S.S.C. 2002