Born in Jerusalem in 1945, Rasem Badran received his school education in the nearby town of Ramallah and later in Germany where he graduated in Architecture in 1970. Following his graduation, he worked in Germany for two years and then returned to Jordan in 1973 where he has since been practising. In 1995, Badran was a recipient of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture for the Great Mosque of Riyadh and the Redevelopment of the Old City Centre.
Santelli, Serge, Rasem Badran, William J. R. Curtis, Halim Abdel-Halim, and Abdel Wahed El-Wakil. "On Creativity, Imagination, and the Design Process." In Space for Freedom, edited by Ismaill Serageldin. London: Butterworth Architecture, 1989.
From the Award Monograph Space for Freedom, featuring the recipients of the 1986 Aga Khan Award for Architecture.