Falah was born (1951) in the city of Basra in the south of Iraq. He was raised by a family that had passion with construction and property development. Construction and design was and is his passion.
Falah Completed Architecture studies in the University of Bagdad in 1972 second in his class total and first on his class in design
In 1973 he joined post graduate studies in London England then Birmingham England obtaining masters degree in Environmental planning and Design.
Architectural career started in Basra Iraq for short period but very productive producing three landmark projects in the city of Basra.
The career resumed in Birmingham England while obtaining the masters degree. This job of a young architect, took him finally to Dubai the united Arab Emirates in 1977.
In 1998, Falah joined the ATKINS team again in Abu Dhabi as Design Principal. Task included the setting up of Abu Dhabi ATKINS office as an architectural power house and complete the design and execution of the new Abu Dhabi Industrial City.