Tamayouz Excellence Award is pleased to announce the Majid AlSadi Scholarship Foundation as a Diamond Sponsor of Iraq’s only excellence award. The Foundation is going to provide funding for the winner of the first place of Tamayouz Excellence Award / Excellence in Graduation Projects category to study a master’s degree at Coventry University for the year 2014/2015, the winner will be selected by Tamayouz Excellence Award’s internationally renowned judging panel.
The Majid AlSadi Scholarship Foundation is a pioneer in providing financial means to excellent Iraqi post-graduate students, funding for the scholarship is being made available by Dr. AlSadi, an Iraqi visionary, International philanthropist and Coventry University alumni, who founded the Majid AlSadi Scholarship Foundation in 2007.
Dr. AlSadi is the Chairman and CEO of Eastern Holding, with eight subsidiary companies specializing in the hospitality, aviation, manufacturing, water purification and security sectors, and is headquartered in Amman, Jordan.
Dr. Majid AlSadi is considered to be one of the most successful alumni of Coventry University, and he recently received an honorary doctorate degree from the University in acknowledgement of his achievements and entrepreneurial skills. Dr. AlSadi has a vision which is parallel to that of Tamayouz Excellence Award: Iraq’s capacity development starts by recognizing excellence and rewarding and supporting your talents. This vision has resulted in a collaboration that will be life changing to many of Iraq’s excellent talents.
Tamayouz Excellence Award began in 2012, in its first year the award had only one category: “Excellence in Graduation Projects.” Final year architectural students studying at universities in Iraq submitted entries. A judging panel consisting of internationally renowned architects and academics, including the Priktzer Architecture Prize winner Dame Zaha Hadid, DBE, assessed all entries and chose a winner.
Tamayouz is an independent initiative with no political affiliation, which aims to advance the profession of architecture in Iraq both academically and professionally.
Over the last year, Tamayouz Excellence Award has grown from a local award to an internationally recognized award judged by a renowned International Judging Panel, such as: Dame Zaha Hadid; the founder of Zaha Hadid Architects, Angela Brady; president of the Royal Institute of British Architects, Professor Paul Ivey; Dean of Engineering and Computing Faculty in Coventry University, Katherine McNeil; Director of Architecture For Humanity - London Chapter, Moira Lascelles; of The Architecture Foundation in London, Dr Khaled Al-Sultany a renowned Iraqi architect and academic from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Denmark and Ayad Al-Tuhafi the owner of London based Ayad Al-Tuhafi Architects.
Some of the other sponsors beside the Majid AlSadi Scholarship Foundation include: The United Nations Global Compact – Iraq; Coventry University; the Iraqi Business Council – Jordan; Architecture For Humanity – London; Ayad Al-Tuhafi Architects _ London and other international and local organizations.
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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