Senior Architect & Urban Planner
Ph.D (UK), 2011; MURP, BUET, 1990; B.Arch, BUET, 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.
Vice President (National Affairs), Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB)
Vice President (Asia), Commonwealth Assoc. of Architects (CAA)
B.Arch, BUET, 1983
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.
B.Arch, BUET, 1991
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).
B.Arch, UAP, 2005
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.
B.Arch, BUET, 2005
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.
FIAB, B.Arch, BUET, 1986
MIAB, B.Arch, KU
AMIAB, B.Arch, BUET, 2012
AMIAB, B.Arch, BUET, 2013
MIAB, B.Arch, SUST, 2014
B.Arch, BUET, 2015
B.Arch, SUST, 2017
Dip. (Arch), 1979
B.S.S. 1999, Dip. (Arch.) 1995
Dip. (Arch.) 1983
B.Sc. (Elec.), BUET, 1970
B.Sc. (Civil) WU, 2013; Dip. (Civil), 1988
Dip. (Civil), 2000
Dip. (Civil) 2010
Dip. (Civil), 2014