Bachelor in Architecture, U. Oregon, 1976; Master in Architecture, Kansas State University, 1978; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Southern California, 1984.
Associate professor architect and urban planning King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Coordinator socio-spatial study Riyadh Development authority. Chairman College Architect & Planning King Saud University, 1992-1994, academy committee, 1990-1996.
Council Saudi Urban Association, 1990-1992. Consultant Minister Municipal & Rural Affairs, Riyadh, 1984-1995, Arriyadh Development authority, Riyadh, 1985-1987.
Married Mariam Abdullah Ewirdy. Four children.