Dewan Award for architecture (est. 2018), is the newest award to be established as part of the Tamayouz Excellence Award program of championing and celebrating the best of architecture in Iraq and around the world. This year participants are asked to redesign Al Umma Park with in addition to a centre, creating an optimistic vision for the future and a safe space for public gatherings and socialising.
The Dewan Award for Architecture aims to empower young architects around the world while addressing local challenges in Iraq. The fully sponsored award was initiated by a fund allocated by Dewan Architects + Engineers and its founder and managing partner, Mr Mohamed Al Assam, who has been involved with Tamayouz Excellence Award since its launch in 2012. Dewan will also provide the technical expertise in selecting the annual subject of the challenge through research and its vast experience in Iraq.
The competition brief can be found HERE
The winner of the Dewan Award for Architecture will receive employment at Dewan Architects + Engineers, in its Dubai office for 6 months (with potential to renew to 12 months) with a competitive salary. Dewan will provide the winners with the crucial guidance to excel in the industry and the necessary know-how for real project scenarios in addition to $17,000 total cash prizes and invitation to attend the annual ceremony with travel and accommodation covered by the organisers.
The Dewan Award is the seventh award in Tamayouz Award’s programme, and the winners will be selected by an independent Tamayouz Judging Panel and its assessment criteria.
The subject for this year’s Dewan Award for Architecture is "Al Umma Park. The competition website can be found here: Dewan Award Website
The Dewan Award is an open International Ideas Competition, therefore, practising architects, students, engineers, planners and designers are invited to participate in this award. Participants can enter as individuals or in teams (4 team members is the maximum). We encourage the participation of multidisciplinary teams.
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Dewan Award Registration 2019
Participants are asked to redesign Al Umma Park as a green lung in the capital’s dense urban fabric, creating an optimistic vision for the future and a safe space for public gatherings and socialising. Proposals should reflect the legacy of the park and integrate the existing artwork within its redesign.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to all
*1st prize will be a fully paid employment at Dewan for 6 months expandable to one year supervised by senior architects with experience in all departments. If for any reason this cannot be achieved then a sum of $6000 will be presented
Rifat Chadirji Prize Registration 2019
Participants are asked to design an architectural and cultural landmark that hosts the Barjeel collection and represents modern art, architecture and design in the Arab world.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to all
COMBO REGISTRATION (Rifat Chadirji Prize + Dewan Award)
Register for the Rifat Chadirji Prize and the Dewan Award for architecture and get them with a discount on the total current registration fee.
Barjeel Museum Brief: https://tinyurl.com/y3fukxcy
Al Umma Park Brief: https://tinyurl.com/yy7rgs3v
International Graduation Project Award
students of Architecture, Urban Design, Urban Planning, Architecture Technology and Landscape Design worldwide to submit their Graduation Projects. An independent international jury will review all entries and will select the winners of Tamayouz International Award 2019.
Open to final year students worldwide.
£25/$30 from February - 30th of April
£30/$40 from 1st of May - 14th of July
£40/$50 from 14th of July - 1st of August