Baghdad’s Al Umma Park – Dewan Award for Architecture 2019

Baghdad's Al Umma Park - Dewan Award for Architecture 2019

Dewan Award for architecture (est. 2018), is the newest award to be established as part of the Tamayouz Excellence Award program of championing and celebrating the best of architecture in Iraq and around the world.  This year, participants are asked to redesign Baghdad’s central park; Al Umma with in addition to a centre, creating an optimistic vision for the future and a safe space for public gatherings and socializing.

The Dewan Award for Architecture aims to empower young architects around the world while addressing local challenges in Iraq.

The winner of the Dewan Award for Architecture will receive employment at Dewan Architects + Engineers, in its Dubai office for 6 months (with potential to renew to 12 months) with a competitive salary.  Dewan will provide the winners with the crucial guidance to excel in the industry and the necessary know-how for real project scenarios in addition to $17,000 total cash prizes and invitation to attend the annual ceremony with travel and accommodation covered by the organizers.

The Dewan Award is the seventh award in Tamayouz Award’s program, and the winners will be selected by an independent Tamayouz Judging Panel and its assessment criteria.

The subject for this year’s Dewan Award for Architecture is “Al Umma Park. The competition website can be found here: Dewan Award Website


  • Prize winner/s 6 MONTHS EMPLOYMENT AT DEWAN, RENEWABLE UP TO ONE YEAROR $6000* (Salary 10,000 AED = $2750 USD per month)
  • 2nd  PRIZE $2000 Certificate +
  • 3rd  PRIZE $1000 Certificate 
  • 7 x HONORABLE MENTIONS Certificate + Invitation to attend the Annual Ceremony
  • TOP 20 Published on our website and social media pages

Top Three winners will be invited to the annual award ceremony and the Trip cost will be covered by the organizers of the award; Tamayouz Excellence Award.

*First prize will be a fully paid employment at Dewan for 6 months expandable to one year supervised by seniors with experience in all departments. If for any reason this cannot be achieved then a sum of $5000 will be presented.

Deadline:- 15-08-2019

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