Bachelor of Science with honours, Baghdad University, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, Oxford University, 1991.
Researcher, Science Council, Baghdad, Iraq, 1984; postgraduate tutor, Oxford (England) School Architecture, 1986-1991; lecturer, Mackintosh School Architecture, Glasgow, 1991-1996; director, Mackintosh School Architecture, Glasgow, since 1996. Environmental consultant, London, Oxford and Glasgow, since 1986. Computing consultant, Glasgow, since 1991.
Member Roual Incorporation of Architects (Scotland), Center for International Building.
Married K.M. Andish, November 1, 1961. 1 child, Sarah.