On the 9th of May 2017, the school of Architecture Urban Planning Construction Engineering at the polytechnic university of Milan hosted the Tamayouz Award open day. During the open day Tamayouz launched its newest architectural initiative; The Rifat Chadirji Prize for Architecture, the theme of the first cycle is Rebuilding Iraq’s liberated areas: Mosul’s Housing.
The event at the Polytechnic university of Milan is the latest of the Tamayouz Events series in 2017 that has been hosted in Baghdad, Babylon, Amman, Irbid, Beirut, Cairo, Coventry and Milan. The open day started with a visit to several design studios followed by presentations and a round table discussion in the afternoon, during this event Ahmed Al-Mallak the director of Tamayouz Excellence Award introduced to the audience; Tamayouz Award and its objectives, Tamayouz International Award and The Rifat Chadirji Prize - Mosul's Housing Competition.
The Tamayouz visiting delegation was comprised of judges and sponsors of the award;
Tamayouz Excellence Award (established in 2012) is an independent initiative with no political affiliation, which aims to advance the profession of architecture both academically and professionally in Iraq and worldwide.
Rebuilding Iraq’s Liberated Areas: Mosul’s Housing Competition
Earlier this year Tamayouz launched its newest initiative The Rifat Chadirji Prize; aa open ideas international competition addressing to local challenges in Iraq. This prize aims to introduce Iraq and its challenges to the world and invite them to submit their ideas and to establish an uncompromising open source of ideas tackling social issues in Iraq through design.
This year's competition theme is “Rebuilding the Liberated Areas: Mosul's Housing”.
The Rebuilding Iraq’s Liberated Areas: Mosul’s Housing is the first step taken by any organisation, locally or internationally, to address the upcoming housing crisis in post-Daesh Mosul.
This Tamayouz Excellence Award Open Day was curated by Professor Alessandro Rocca and Giulia Setti with the support of the Dean of Architecture at Polytechnic University of Milan; Professor Ilaria Valente.
Tamayouz Excellence Award is sponsored by;
The Iraqi Business Council in Jordan, Coventry University, Dewan Architects and Engineers, Ayad Al-Tuhafi Architects, Artiginai Interiors, Tradex Global, Malachy Walsh and Partners Consulting Engineers, The United Nations Global Compact, The Grand Millennium Hotel - Amman and Eastern Holding.
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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 - 1st of July
£40/$50 from 1st of July - End of Registration