The Orange Book - Volume One : Rifat Chadirji Prize for Architecture 2017 - Mosul Housing Competition
Tamayouz Excellence Award is a growing awards and scholarships program that was launched in 2012. It was founded by Mr Ahmed Al-Mallak, Lecturer at Coventry University which is the main award sponsor, the award started with only two student categories and has since grown to a global competition with 7 categories and competitions that is aimed at tackling global issues and enhancing the built environment for inhabitants. Tamayouz Award is open for architects,students,academics and architectural technology engineers worldwide to present their ideas and be rewarded and recognized for their effort.
In Iraq, as an estimated 900,000 people return home to the city of Mosul after liberation, many of the returnees will only find desolation. The Tamayouz Excellence Award, Rifat Chadirji Prize focuses on bringing global awareness as well as global talent toward addressing the social issues Iraq faces through design.
This year’s theme, “Rebuilding Iraq’s Liberated Areas: Mosul’s Housing Competition” asked applicants design prototypes for affordable housing. The winning housing proposals selected by the jury are practical, inspiring, and scalable, while adding capacity and density. The competition received 223 submissions from 42 countries. The Top 20 entries will be featured in a traveling exhibition that will visit Amman, Baghdad, Boston, Beirut, Milan, and London. Read on to learn more about the three winning proposals and seven honorable mentions.
9th Place winner: Choreographing Space - Dimitra Gkougkoudi and Elli Athanasiadou from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki : Tamayouz International Award for Excellence in Architectural Landscape and Urban Graduation Projects
Tamayouz Excellence Award is an international architecture award that aims to celebrate the achievments of young architects and designers world wide. It is judged by a renowned International Judging Panel. The purpose of this architectural design award is to recognise the excellence in architectural design and education worldwide and showcase excellent architectural examples to promote and provoke architectural debate to share architectural experience and knowledge among young architects and academics.
Dimitra Gkougkoudi and Elli Athanasiadou from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki are winners and honorable mentions for their Choreographing Space graduation project, supervised by Maria Vogiatzaki.
'Architecture and Dance' are two creative fields with common interests around the concept of three dimensional space and movement. Parallelisms can be drawn between the two disciplines concerning matters of expressiveness, mechanical aesthetics of the human and structural body and gravity as a parameter of restriction. Moreover during the last years Architecture, supported by computational technologies, tends to redefine movements contribution to the design process as an effective parameter. In this context fruitful relationships can be drawn between the two creative practices.
8th Place Winner: Conservation and redevelopment of Jadid Hasan Basha Quarter - Zaid Al-Kawaz - Applied Science University: Tamayouz International Award for Excellence in Architectural Landscape and Urban Graduation Projects
Tamayouz International Award for architectural excellence aims to recognise the excellence in architectural design and education worldwide and showcase excellent architectural examples to promote and provoke architectural debate to share architectural experience and knowledge among young architects and academics.
In the first cycle of the international student's category , honorable mentions celebrated their success alongside winners.The Eighth place was awarded to Zaid Al-Kawaz from the Applied Science University in Amman for his Conservation and redevelopment of Jadid Hasan Basha Quarter graduation project, Zaid’s project was supervised by Mazen Al-Nabulsi.
7th Place winner: Redefining Waste - Balsam Ibrahim, Hakem Al-Habahbeh and Odai Haddad - Jordan University: Tamayouz International Award for Excellence in Architectural Graduation Projects.
In 2016, Tamayouz Excellence Award has grown from a local award to an internationally recognized award judged by a renowned International Judging Panel.The purpose of this architectural design award is to recognise the excellence in architectural design and education worldwide and showcase excellent architectural examples to promote and provoke architectural debate to share architectural experience and knowledge among young architects and academics.
Celebrating young architects; the international students category focuses on supporting talent and innovation. The Seventh place was awarded to three young architects, Balsam Ibrahim, Hakem Al-Habahbeh Odai Haddad from the University of Jordan for their graduation project Redefining Waste, supervised by Dr Wael AlAzhari.
The winners described their project saying: ''Our vision was to alter community’s perspective towards environmental, economic and social sustainable manners, creating self-responsible individuals that construct an environment friendly community, and raising awareness about renewable energy in general.''
There has been a rise in the amount of waste being generated daily by each household all over the city; this project serves as an experimental prototype of an environmentally sustainable decentralized municipal solid waste management model in the city of Amman, Jordan.
Cooking School and meeting point - Lucia Alonso Sanchez from the Universidad Francisco de Vitoria : Tamayouz International Award for Excellence in Architectural Graduation Projects (Honorable Mention : Sixth Place Winner 2016)
Tamayouz International Award; an annual international architecture award open to final year students worldwide. Tamayouz International aims to recognise and reward excellence in architectural design and education and celebrating the achievements of young architects at an early stage and giving them the opportunity to collaborate and support each other, empowering a generation of young architects to pursue their careers knowing that they can contribute towards the advancement of architecture in their communities.
In its first international cycle, the award witnessed an overwhelming participation of 420 graduates from 88 universities and 30 countries, 51 entries were long listed, followed by 20 entries shortlist.
The Sixth place of the Honorable Mentions has been awarded to Lucia Alonso Sanchez from the Universidad Francisco de Vitoria for her project “Cooking School and meeting point”, which was supervised by Joaquin Mosquera Casares.
Baghdad University Student's District - Ruaa Al Janabi - Ajman University of Science and Technology - UAE : Tamayouz International Award for Excellence in Architectural Graduation Projects (Fifth Place Winner 2016)
Since its launch in 2012, Tamayouz Excellence Award has grown from a local award to an internationally recognized award judged by a renowned International Judging Panel.The purpose of this architectural design award is to recognise the excellence in architectural design and education worldwide and showcase excellent architectural examples to promote and provoke architectural debate to share architectural experience and knowledge among young architects and academics.
In 2016, the first cycle of the international students awards was launched; celebrating the achievements of young architects worldwide. Amazing projects made it to the top 5 list and the Fifth place was awarded to Ruaa Al Janabi from Ajman University of Science and Technology - UAE for her work on Baghdad University Student's District, Ruaa graduation project was supervised by Mohammed Arar.
Music Academy Campus in Cluj - Horia Mihai-Coman: Tamayouz International Award for Excellence in Architecture Landscape and Urban Graduation Projects (Fourth Place Winner 2016)
Tamayouz International Award for architectural excellence is an annual international award open to architecture students worldwide. Tamayouz International aims to recognise and reward excellence in architectural design and education by celebrating the achievements of young architects at an early stage and giving them the opportunity to collaborate and support each other, empowering a generation of young architects to pursue their careers knowing that they can contribute towards the advancement of architecture in their communities.
In the 2016 Cycle ,the Fourth Place was awarded to Horia Mihai-Coman from the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca Romania for his project; Music Academy Campus in Cluj - Napoca. This project was supervised by Dr Arh Radu Șerban Spânu.
احمد المشهداني - معماري عراقي
لقد كنت ضد منافسة صعبة طوال حياتي، وأنا لا أعرف كيف سوف يكون التقدم دون ذلك". والت ديزني"
Post-Riot Rehabilitation- Nipun Prabhakar : Tamayouz International Award for Excellence in Architectural Graduation Projects (Third Place Winner 2016)
The Project is about finding a “Gandhian” way in architecture and using that approach to design a post-riot rehabilitation for a community displaced by the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots.
Communal riots wrack Muzaffarnagar in September, leaving the people scarred and homeless. This is the single largest incident of violence in Uttar Pradesh since Indian Independence affected almost fifty thousand people across nine villages. Overnight, people were forced to flee the homes they had been inhabiting for generations. This project is targeted at a community of100 such displaced families in kandhla village of Muzaffarnagar District, Uttar Pradesh. The total site area is 3.7ha. It includes one existing Madrasa and two ponds.
I lived on site for four months. Through community discussion and research, I realised that rehabilitation is not just building houses. A detailed emphasis has to be given on the lifestyle, social structure and economy of the community. This displacement is looked upon as an opportunity
The Panacea Community Centre - Lama Alhamed and Tamara Al-Safadi : Tamayouz International Award for Excellence in Architectural Graduation Projects (Joint-winners 2016) Second Place winners
Tamayouz International Award is an annual international architecture that aims to recognise and reward excellence in architectural design worldwide. It is empowering a generation of young architects to pursue their careers knowing that they can contribute towards the advancement of architecture in their communities.
Lama Alhamed and Tamara Al-Safadi from the University of Jordan are second place winners of Tamayouz International Award for architectural excellence 2016, for their work on The Panacea – Community Centre, a graduation project that was supervised by Dr Saleem Dahabreh.
The Judging Panel described the project as an intriguing project on all aspects of ‘recycling’ and creating circular concepts not just related to energy, waste and material, that extended into the social domain. The design entails a kind of urban catalyst, to provide both a machine for a sustainable lifecycle in the urban neighborhood, but also multi-use spaces for workers, residents and visitors. The combination of an industrial function and urban services creates an exciting – slightly idealistic – vision of a new architecture for distressed areas in Amman.
SQUARE ONE, Urban Library and Learning Center in Al-Misdar, Amman - Noor Marji: Tamayouz International Award for Excellence in Architectural Graduation Projects (Joint-winner 2016)
Tamayouz International Award is an annual international architecture award open to final year students worldwide. Tamayouz International aims to recognise and reward excellence in architectural design and education and celebrating the achievements of young architects at an early stage and giving them the opportunity to collaborate and support each other, empowering a generation of young architects to pursue their careers knowing that they can contribute towards the advancement of architecture in their communities.
The Winner of Tamayouz Excellence Award 2016 and the First Prize is shared between Anna Andronova from the Kazan State University of Architecture and Engineering in Russia and Noor Marji from the German Jordanian University in Amman.
The Prize Winner (Joint Winner):
Square One: Urban library and learning centre
German Jordanian University - Jordan
Project supervisor: Tha’er Quba’a
The judging panel of Tamayouz Award described the project to be an impressive and provocative solution, not only for a very sensitive and difficult area in Amman but also as a bold attempt to reshape education through socially and value oriented architectural design. The final design is a convincing public space and public venue that will immensely contribute to the livability of the neighborhood, providing schools, library, sports facilities and a large amount of public space. The building could become a social connector and social catalyst for change even more than it does already, by examining lateral connections to the site around it. An appropriate solution for bringing a substantial program into a dense urban area.
Perpetual Motion, Kazan Hybrid Hub - Anna Andronova: Tamayouz International Award for Excellence in Architectural Graduation Projects (Joint-winner 2016)
Tamayouz International Award is an annual international architecture award open to final year students worldwide. Tamayouz International aims to recognise and reward excellence in architectural design and education and celebrating the achievements of young architects at an early stage and giving them the opportunity to collaborate and support each other, empowering a generation of young architects to pursue their careers knowing that they can contribute towards the advancement of architecture in their communities
2016 Shortlist - Tamayouz International Award - Mujib Interpretation Routes : Uniting architecture and infrastructure
Tamayouz International Award - 2016 Shortlist
Mujib Interpretation Routes
Shatha Alhaj - German Jordanian University - Jordan
Supervised by: Leen Fakhoury
Due to the variety of adventure sports the nature of Wadi al-Mujib offers, the number of visitors reached 20,000 by 2012, which is the largest compared to other reserves in Jordan, which was a reason for some architectural interventions in the area related to eco-tourism.
The presence of Mujib’s permanent-flow-water in a dry country like Jordan led the Ministry of Water to creating a diversionary dam at the Mujib Siq entrance, where water is harvested and transformed to treatment plants and then pumped to the north.
When Mujib valleys unique natural phenomena is to be interpreted in an architectural project, not only its natural value will be the topic of interpretation, but also the human impact and the manmade structures in the area, are important parts of the process. Therefore, this project aims to exhibit both landscape and infrastructure, by folding itself in the landscape delicately with a simple and elegant construction that is respectful to the context and environment.
Site selection criteria
The western buffer zone of Mujib reserve was selected as the area of study. Human access to the reserve, the end-flow of water, water harvesting, treatment and pumping, eco-tourism, all happen in this part of the reserve.
Current movement patterns
The construction of the dead-sea highway on the edge of the western boundary of Mujib reserve, allowed people to reach the area by driving between north and south, and entering the reserve starting an unofficial eco-tourism in the wadi’s in the late 90’s, therefore the RSCN decided to organize these activities and confine them in certain canyoning and hiking trails. A visitors’ center was built and recently renovated and expanded adjacent to the entrance of Siq al Mujib where all canyoning trails start, while the end point of most of the trails is 1.5 km far from the starting point -to the south.
On their way back to the starting point, eco-tourists have to walk on the side of the highway to reach the visitor’s center, and if they are staying for an overnight in the Mujib chalets which were built along the coast in 2008, they should cross the highway and walk the sloped terrain down, interrupted by the wired pumping station.
The existing interventions in the area had rational reasons to exist each in where it is currently placed, but not necessarily in the present way of implementation. Dependently, the project’s area and quality was determined.
The located infra-structural and architectural interventions generated from certain human-needs linked with the area, either related to transportation (dead-sea highway and bridge), water (Mujib levee and water pumping system), or eco-tourism (visitors’ center and chalets), however the network connecting these interventions was not planned in a comprehensive manner, which made it hard and unsafe to move from one point to another. The approach in this project relies on the traces of these existing structures without expanding the footprint on site, while preserving and encouraging human movement in it.
Third Prize Winner - Ali Nashwan - Nano Technology Research - Mosul University - Tamayouz Iraqi Category
Tamayouz Award for architectural excellence
Student Category –Iraqi projects
2016 Third Place Winner – Ali Nashwan
Function of the project:
Function of the project: Nano Technology Research Center
The Third Prize goes to Ali Nashwan from Mosul University (in Kirkuk) for his project; Nano Technology Research Centre. Ali’s graduation project was supervised by Professor Ali Haider Al-Jameel. Ali is the only Iraqi student who made it to both shortlists; Tamayouz International (Top 20) and Tamayouz Iraq (3rd Prize) with two different projects, A remarkable achievement coming all the way form Mosul University in such a difficult time.
The Judging Panel Commented on The selection of project function and the site in proximity to a university and described it to be well set up, the project shows good design development and the designer masterfully sets up an appropriate setting for the habitable blocks. The use of geometry is beguiling and sets up a lovely urban condition.
Ali Nashwan describes his project as a Celebration of the process of nanotechnologies.
Nanoscience was discovered through special types of microscopes One of the most important devices that helped the discovery and development of Nanoscience is the Atomic Force Microscope (AFM)
Atomic force microscope components and uses
The device consists of a needle (Tip) passing over the surface to be scanned, the needle is installed on horizontal holder (Cantiliever) so that the needle is perpendicular to that holder and perpendicular to the surface at the same time, the holder is rising and falling with rising and falling of the needle according to the terrain in the surface, where the needle read the coordinates of the points of the surface to be scanned and give them to the computer to form a three-dimensional surface and zoom it in millions of times. When the needle is approaching from the sample surface, a force between the needle head and the surface of the sample is generated and this leads to a deviation of arm and read the surface.
The resulting forms after the scanning process is a 3D spherical forms and often vaulted surfaces similar to the moon.
Project Location : American University in Dohok
Generation of Design idea generated according to previous data:
The basis of the design idea is the (AFM), there will be a contact between the (AFM) device and the surface of the sample, Where the Earth's surface is the surface of the sample and the blocks above the ground is the scanning device (tip, cantilever).
In order to simulate the forms of scanned surfaces and get similar forms on the ground surface of the project, Laboratories placed underground to get the topography of the earth surface by natural skylight as shaped domes, and making a big hole with a circular shape for getting topography where there's a tip descends in the middle of the hole., And an outside laboratories and seating areas in the form of domes have been made. The building is consists of three cones each cone represents the (tip) on the surface of the sample in a particular position.
The building also consists of three rectangles each rectangle reflects the case of the device during its movement over the surface, The self-similarity strategy has been used in the formation of the project, which meets in the context of the scale nanoscale. Which cannot be seen only through microscopes on the one hand and pictures of the universe scale of space on the other hand, which can only be seen through a telescope, where the surfaces of nanoparticles is similar to the surfaces of the space and the moon.
The same material has been used to cover inside and outside parts of the building, by using nanotechnology to process the surface of the material to become suitable for exterior and interior use. Also the function side were taken big space from the design. And I used the type of lab building.
Second Prize Winner - Sattar Flaih - INTERACTION CENTER PROJECT - Second Place Winner - TAMAYOUZ Iraqi Category
Tamayouz Award for architectural excellence
Student Category –Iraqi projects
2016 Second Place Winner – Sattar Flaih
Function of the project: AN INTERACTION CENTER PROJECT
HILLAH, BABYLON, IRAQ.
Sattar Flaih from Babylon University is the winner of The Second Prize of Tamayouz Award- Iraqi Category for his work on the Interaction Center Project; Sattar’s work was supervised by Dr Hassan Al-Guesbi. Sattar is the first student from Babylon University to make it to the Tamayouz Top 10 of the Tamayouz Iraq Award.
The Judging Panel described the project as a balanced project in all, and commended the skilfully executed form that integrates well with the river and its own site and very well presented.
Sattar Flaih, Describes his project to be a vital multi use project of social, scientific and environmental interactions. Which provide a real new chance to change the every-day life routine. Sense-experience subjectivity can be controlled and guided to desired common-sense effects. New materials, tools and technologies are experienced here in different interaction spaces. One can relate to others physically and sensually by virtual reality techniques and advanced smart applications.
The project is located at the east bank of "Shat Al-Hillah", a branch of Euphrates river, which extend north of about (5) km reaching the remains of the famous city of Ancient Babylon. Also, the river streams down across the city of Hillah with a remarkable cornice.
The site itself, of about (105,000) m2, can tell more stories of different historical, cultural and religious events. It stands in the midway between the history of Ancient Babylon and the heritage of the city of Hillah, while immortal flowing river is still holding and sharing memories within time.
In Post-Modernism, human beings had been returned to be the center and part of everything around again. This paradigm shifted the view to the nature and the whole world in both macro and micro levels. Advanced developments in communications and high technologies enabled us to see and conceive things differently.
It is supposed to be that sustained patterns and systems reveals themselves when their inner self-organized structures can match the structures of their neighbours locally and globally. Humans well-structured minds are designed to interact with natural forms accordingly. Organic forms imply continuous piecemeal changes in their morphologies.
Instead of capturing change, it is possible to manage it dynamically. Secrets of life can be revealed somehow by tuning nature with geometry. The story of this project begins with the flower of life, The Chamomile Babylonian Flower, embodied amazingly in the laws of sacred geometry of Ancient Babylon. Organic architecture is manifested clearly by using organic forms which are related deeply with the iconic form of Chamomile in a significant way that tuning the site. With canonical rules and folding architecture, the whole can be merged altogether in a wonderful way to re-present life.
Also, organic architecture is manifested clearly here by using organic forms. In the other hand, inner activities and functions are related to the bio-electronic and digital environment trying to create virtual common realms beyond the constrains of possible. One can live, feel and enjoy his interaction with others and with the smart environment around him. Inner plan subdivisions and elevations details show a scaling Golden Ratio of (1:1.6) at each level of magnification. This multi layers sequence is manifested clearly in Chamomile Babylonian Flower of Life.
In theory: It is an attempt to improve that limitless imagination always need scientific applications to be verified.
In practice: It provides a mean to judge history, live the present and predict the future.
Tamayouz Award for architectural excellence
Student Category –Iraqi projects
2016 First Prize Winner –Ahmed Khaled AL-Mashhadani
Function of the project: Babylon 4000 - Panorama Museum
The Winner of the 2016 Tamayouz Iraq Award and the First Prize is Ahmed Bader from Al-Nahrain University for his project; Babylon 4000 – Panorama Museum, supervised by Dr Saba Sami. Ahmed is the first student from Al-Nahrain University to reach the Top 3 of Tamayouz Iraq Award.
The Judging Panel’s stated that they chose this project because it proposes a brave new way of visual interaction with Babylon and is commended for its imaginative engagement with the city, the successful design process lead to proper setting of the building on site. The concept of introducing usable areas around a court yard reflecting local identity is a successful design process approach, distribution of spaces and circulation is well addressed.
Ahmed Badr, Describes his project, 4000 panorama museum, as a cultural institution with civilizations that have appeared on this earth 4,000 years old, and for all historical periods beginning from the ancient Babylonian era and until the twentieth century.
The building is a story telling masterpiece that lists the culture using various methods of electronic display and virtual reality which contains models of the Iraqi ancient civilizations.
The project also focuses on the historical, cultural and architectural aspects of the city of Babylon, through the study of architecture and urban fabric of social and cultural life .
“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without routes”Marcus Mosiah Garvey.
When you have a history of 4000 years old, and civilization is considered one of greatest and a stronger civilizations that appeared on earth, there must be a museum that show this civilization to the world.
More than 4000 years of ancient Babylon history and achievement can be illustrated chronology through this museum .
The concept is inspired by the Babylon ziggurat which represented symbol of this civilization it's the connection between us and old babylon which it represented the past of us and the future of them .
The museum has a metaphor of this ziggurat but with the presence look of future of past .
The future of the past has two effected axis:
1- The process of return to the past of ziggurat ( physical rebuild & return effect )
2- The process of rechanging the future of ziggurat ( Time effect & Redesign ) .
ADVANTAGE OF THE SITE :
Site is located in the city of Hilla, close to the ancient city of Babylon.
It is located outside the boundaries but within the ancient city of Babylon Planning. Is located on the street 80 and there are ways to reach the main street of Baghdad - Hilla. There is potential for expansion because it is located outside the ancient city
THE AIM OF THE PROJECT :
Cultural objective: To raise the general level of cultural awareness of the visitors and the statement of the importance of knowing civilization that took place on this earth
Scientific goal: To find out the history of the city of Babylon and offer educational courses to learn it
Historic goal: So as to achieve communication between the past and present through the revival of historic areas.
اعلنت سلطة تطوير الرياض فوز زهاء حديد بتصميم مشروع محطة مترو مدينة الملك عبد
الله المالية في الرياض. و تأتي هذه البناية كجزء من مشروع مترو الرياض المتوقع
العمل عليه لمده 4 سنوات.
وصلتنا القائمة بتسلسل الشركات و نتائجها بمسابقة البرلمان العراقي و من احدى الصحف البريطانية التي استلمتها من مصادرها الخاصة
فاز المشروع الذي قدمته كل من كابيتا سايموندز و تو فيرست انترناشنل ليميتد بالمرتبة الثانية بمسابقة مجمع البرلمان العراقي. حصلت "معماري" من السيد هادي ماجد مدير شركة تو فيرست انترناشنل ليميتد على شرح الفكرة التصميمية للمشروع. يمكن لقرائنا الاعزاء التعليق و الاستفسار عن المشروع و سيحصلون على الاجابة من المصممين
بعد اللقاء مع السيد بيتر بيسلي الرئيس التنفيذي لشركة اسمبلاج و الاستفسار عن الكثير من النقاط التي لها علاقة بمستقبل المشروع و نتائج المسابقة اكد بيتر ان "معماري" هي اول مجلة في العالم تحصل على الرسومات و المخططات الكاملة للمشروع لرغبته الشخصية بأن تصل هذه المعلومات الى طالب العمارة و المواطن و المعماري العراقي قبل غيره و اختار مجله معماري لتكون حلقة وصل بينه و بين اي شخص لديه استفسار معماري عن المشروع. الرجاء ترك التعليقات ادناه و سيقوم بالاجابة عليها لاحقا
فازت شركة اسمبلاج البريطاية بمسابقة تصميم مبنى البرلمان العراقي و جاءت شركة كابيتا سايموند البريطانية بالمرتبة الثانية في حين جاءت كل من زهاء حديد في المرتبة الثالثة و مكتب فيفغية كاوشية الفرنسي بالمرتبة الرابعة. من الجدير بالذكر ان من بنود المسابقة: الجانب العراقي (المنظم) له الحق في عدم اختيار اي من المشاريع للتنفيذ او اختيار اي مشروع تم تقديمه للمسابقة حتى و ان لم يحصل على المرتبة الاولى و كذلك يحق لهم الطلب من اي من الفائزين بدمج تصاميمهم و تنفيذ المشروع. كلفت الحكومة العراقية المعهد الملكي للمعماريين البريطانيين بتحكيم المسابقة