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Thursday24 July 2014

Zaha Hadid to judge Iraqi student prize

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Tamayouz Award is country’s first architecture prize in nine years

Zaha Hadid

Source: Steve Double

Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid has been named a judge of Iraq’s first design excellence award for architecture students.

Hadid is part of a 12-strong panel that also includes Paul Ivey, dean of the engineering faculty at Coventry University and Moira Lascelles, curator of special projects at the Architecture Foundation.

They will choose the best three projects out of 135 entries for the Tamayouz Award, which is Iraq’s first architectural award since 2003. 

Tamayouz Award coordinator Ahmed Salah said: “Tamayouz Award has achieved an important milestone by bringing together prestigious International organisation like Zaha Hadid Architects and Coventry University with Iraqi construction firms and universities to work together in order to improve the architectural situation in Iraq.”

Zaha Hadid Architects is also a diamond sponsor of the prize.

 

Tamayouz Award 2012 judges

Zaha Hadid, founder of Zaha Hadid Architects

Paul Ivey, dean of engineering faculty, Coventry University

Khaled Al-Sultani, architect and researcher at The Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Denmark

Ayad Al-Tuhafi, CEO of The Forma Group, London

Paul Longdin, co-founder of Constructure Design Consultancy, London

Jerome Goyard, architect at Fevre Gaucher, Paris

Linda Bennett, architect, founder of Archi-Ninja, Sydney

Rashed Al-Nasaa, Jordan’s national coordinator for Carbon Initiative

Katherine McNeil, chief executive of the London chapter of Architecture For Humanity

Moira Lascelles, curator of special projects at The Architecture Foundation, London

Manhal Abdulateef, architect and academic, Sydney

Philip O’Reilly, architect/ interior designer, building MSc, London

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