Tamayouz Excellence Award is proud to announce the shortlist of finalists for its Dewan Award for Architecture 2019. The shortlist comprises the top 20 submissions received this year for the award’s second cycle.
The entries were selected out of 99 submissions from 29 countries received this year. Selection of the finalists was based off of criteria set in the award’s brief, which called on participants to submit proposals for the redesign of Baghdad’s Al Umma Park
Commended projects are those that respond to the site’s conditions, and offer solutions that are mindful of the park’s existing structures and monuments, as well as the needs of the local context and community.
The members of the jury panel for the Dewan Award for Architecture 2019 are:
The award is named after Dewan Architects + Engineers, one of the world’s most established and leading architecture firms, particularly to emerge from the Middle East. The Dewan Award is an international award that seeks to recognise design proposals that respond to local challenges in Iraq. For its inaugural theme in 2018, the award sought proposals for a school in Iraq’s marshlands.
The winner’s announcement will be made following the jury’s meeting in October at the UK’s Coventry University.
The shortlist of finalists for the Dewan Award for Architecture 2019 are:
*All finalists arranged in countries' alphabetical order
Tamayouz Excellence Award is sponsored by Coventry University, the Iraqi Business Council in Jordan, Kufa – Makiya Charity, Dewan Architects + Engineers, Ayad Al-Tuhafi Architects, Bonair Ltd, the United Nations Global Compact – Iraq Network.
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