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Architect , educator

Bashir Ahmad Kazimee, American educator, architect. Licensed architect, Texas. Recipient IAA/United Nations Gold Medal, 1996 and numerous teaching awards; education and research grantee United States Agency for International Development, Kabul University, 1976, United States International Development Michigan State University, 1977, Housing and Urban Development, 1994, School Architecture.

Background

Kazimee, Bashir Ahmad Arrived in United States, 1981, naturalized. Son of Mohammad Kazim and Mehr Negar Kazimee.

Education

Bachelor in Architecture with honors, Kabul University, Afghanistan, 1973. Master of Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1977. Diploma (honorary), Michigan State University, 1977.

Diploma (honorary), International Academy Architecture, 1996.

Career

Researcher Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1977. Assistant professor Kabul University, 1977-1980. Lecturer Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, 1981-1984.

Assistant professor King Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia, 1984-1989, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, since 1990, professor, since 2003. Private practice Washington, 1990. Principal, architect Memar Collaborative, Kabul, 1977-1979, Noon Qayum & Company, Lahore, Pakistan, 1980-1982.

Architect Harsen & Johns Architects, Rochelle Park, New Jersey, 1989. Senior architect Studio Zarnegar Architects & Planners, Kabul, Afghanistan, 2006.

Achievements

  • Licensed architect, Texas.

Works

Membership

Member American Institute of Architects (council architectural research national award, 1998), Society Afghan Engineers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, chess, poetry, philosophy, music, art.

Connections

Married Parveen B., March 23, 1978. Children: Maryam, Reshad, Dawoud.

father:
Mohammad Kazim

mother:
Mehr Negar Kazimee

spouse:
Parveen B.

child:
Maryam Kazimee

child:
Reshad Kazimee

child:
Dawoud Kazimee