Rashad M Bukhash

Chairman
Architectural Heritage Society, UAE

Rashad M Bukhash

Chairman
Architectural Heritage Society, UAE

Biography

Rashad Bukhash has the experience of 30 years in the fields of planning, directing, managing, supervising of modern architectural projects, conservation of historic buildings, museum designing and management, and landscaping projects. With his background in both architecture and conservation of historic buildings, he supervised the conservation of more than 215 historic buildings in Dubai and the Emirates. He supervised the design and execution of more than 200 modern buildings including universities, colleges, public buildings, parks and community facilities and of 14 museums in Dubai, amongst them: Dubai museum, Sheikh Saeed Al-Maktoum house, the heritage house, Al Ahmadiya School, the Falcon museum, and Sarooq Al-Hadid Archaeology museum.

Rashad won many prizes such as the best employee of Dubai government 1998, Rashid prize for scientific Excellency 2002, the champion of sustainability in Gulf States 2008, the U.A.E Excellency award 2008 in architecture, and the best architect of the year in the Arab region from Arab cities organization in 2010. Rashad wrote and supervised more than 36 books on architecture, history and traditional architecture of Dubai and the U.A.E.