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Awards and Fellowships
May 2015RESIDENT FELLOWUnited Kingdom
School of Architecture, Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
2014-2015J. SIMON GUGGENHEIM FELLOWSHIPUnited States
A grant for research on Nile: Urban Histories on the Bank of a River.
2009RESIDENT FELLOWFrance
July 2009, Foundation Les Treilles, France
2008DISTINGUISHED TEACHING AWARDUnited States
Highest honor bestowed by the Academic Senate on a faculty for teaching excellence. University of California, Berkeley
2003BOOK COVER DESIGN AWARDUnited States
for Hybrid Urbanism from Communication Arts Magazine
1995BEIT AL-QURAN MEDALBahrain
for contributions to the study of Arab history, Bahrain
1994-1995SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL (SSRC)United States
New York: A mid-career fellowship to research public housing programs and nation-building in the post-colonial Middle East
1994-1995COUNCIL FOR AMERICAN OVERSEAS RESEARCH CENTERS (CAORC)United States
Washington, DC: A travel fellowship to Egypt, Tunisia, and Bahrain to research the architecture of public housing and its connection to the nation-building agenda. ($7,000)
1994ARAB URBAN DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTESaudi Arabia
Award for Best Conference in the Study of Traditional Arab Environments, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
1993-1994MCNAIR FACULTY MENTOR AWARDUnited States
by the University of California, Berkeley, in recognition of support and guidance to minority undergraduate students.
1991AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS EDUCATION HONORSUnited States
Washington, DC: for the program Cross Cultural Modes of Architectural Design.
1990PIONEER AMERICA SOCIETYUnited States
Williamsburg, Virginia: Fred Kniffen Award for Best Book in Material Culture in 1990, for the book Dwellings, Settlements and Tradition (Jointly with Jean-Paul Bourdier).
1986-1987BERKELEY REGENTS FELLOWUnited States
University of California

Nezar AlSayyad - Distinguished Teacher

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