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Ahmad Hamid

Ahmad Hamid


Architect
Country: Egypt
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Ahmad Hamid, Principal of Ahmad Hamid Architects, is an Egyptian architect and designer born in 1956.  He is a graduate of Cairo University’s Faculty of Engineering, and has a Master’s Degree from the American University in Cairo’s Islamic Art and Architecture Program. He has over 30 years of international experience encompassing urban, architectural, interior, furniture, and product design. Hamid is also a photographer, writer, and thinker, concerned with issues of sustainability, cultural and socio-economic appropriateness, and intelligence in design. He has taught Architecture and Design at the American University in Cairo, and currently teaches at the Modern Sciences and Arts University and at the Egyptian Earth Construction Association’s Marsam.

Frequently a jury member of architecture and design competitions, Hamid is also the recipient of numerous awards and prizes. He was awarded a Fulbright Design study grant at Pratt Institute 2005 and most recently, the Frank G. Wisner award in 2007, for scholarly excellence.  The Nadia Niazy Mostafa Award in 2010, and the World Architecture Award in March 2010.

:: Photo information and credits:

1-2-6 > Abu Seir house / 2006
Photo ©AHMAD HAMID ARCHITECTS

3-4-5-7 > Apartment building pyramid gardens / 1999
Photo ©AHMAD HAMID ARCHITECTS

8 > Guest house & zawyat saeed / 1997
Photo ©Kamal Abdel Aziz