Topic: Tamayouz Excellence Award

Dewan says its award with Tamayouz will focus on ‘subjects that have a reality’ in Iraq

Leading regional practice Dewan Architects + Engineers has recently launched a new award for architects as a joint mission with international architecture initiative Tamayouz Excellence Award. Dewan, which has been involved with Tamayouz since its establishment in 2012, aims for the award to … More

Tamayouz and Dewan launch joint award for architects

The international architecture initiative Tamayouz Excellence Award has partnered with leading regional firm Dewan Architects + Engineers to launch a new award for architects — the seventh to join Tamayouz’s broadening awards programme. Sponsored by the architecture firm, which has been involved with … More

Tamayouz Award for women in architecture and construction across NENA region open for submissions

The international architecture initiative, Tamayouz Excellence Award, which serves to promote architecture for and from Iraq and the greater Middle East, has just launched its Women in Architecture and Construction Award. Part of a larger programme for 2018, the award, which was once only open for Iraqi female architects, is now open … More

Tamayouz Excellence Award launches 2018 cycle of Rifat Chadirji Prize

International architecture initiative Tamayouz Excellence Award has recently revealed the theme of its Rifat Chadirji Prize for 2018. Named after the prolific Iraqi architect, the competition is currently seeking design concepts that transform the old Baghdad Governorate Building into a design centre. Located … More

Emerging Iraqi architect Nizar Razak speaks on his award-winning urban development scheme for Baghdad district

Born and raised in Sadr City, a district of Baghdad first developed in 1959 by Prime Minister Abd Al-Karim Qasim, award-winning Iraqi architect Nizar Razak from Manhal Habbobi Consultants, has long been on track to resew the built fabric of his hometown. His … More

Tamayouz launches award for women in architecture and construction across NENA region

The international architecture initiative, Tamayouz Excellence Award, which serves to promote architecture for and from Iraq and the greater Middle East, has just launched its Women in Architecture and Construction Award. Part of a larger programme for 2018, the award, which was once … More

Iraqi modernist architect Hisham Munir wins Tamayouz Lifetime Achievement Award

Renowned Iraqi modernist architect Hisham Munir was recently presented with the Tamayouz Lifetime Achievement Award for Architecture at a ceremony held in Amman, Jordan in early December. The prize, which was previously awarded to Iraqi architecture pioneers including Mohamed Makiya, Rifat Chadirji and … More

Meeting up with the region’s renowned architects put a spotlight on the past

In early October, I was invited to Coventry and London to meet with architects, academics and theorists to discuss housing reconstruction in Mosul, Iraq. Among those in attendance were Palestinian architect Rasem Badran, Dewan CEO Mohamed Al-Assam, Philip Michael Wolfson, Caecilia Pieri, who … More

Palestinian architect Rasem Badran sketches his thoughts as judge of housing competition

Award-winning Palestinian-Jordanian architect Rasem Badran, a member of the jury panel for Tamayouz Excellence Award’s Mosul Housing Competition, has shared his private sketches with designMENA once again. Illustrating the architect’s interpretation of the shortlisted projects for the competition, his drawings were created during a trip … More

Tamayouz Excellence Award announces the winners of its Mosul housing competition

The Tamayouz Excellence Award, an independent initiative established in 2012 by architect and academic Ahmed Al-Mallak to encourage and promote architecture across Iraq, has recently announced the winning proposals for its Rifat Chadirji Prize for Architecture. Named after prolific Iraqi architect and theorist … More

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