Muscat, Oman – Under the patronage of His Highness Sayyid Dr Fahad bin Al-Julanada, Tamayouz Excellence Award, one of the most recognized architecture awards, recently celebrated its 10th anniversary with a grand ceremony in Muscat, Oman, on January 17, 2023. The ceremony, held at the InterContinental hotel, was attended by architects from around the world and featured keynote speeches from prominent architects, artists, urban planners and public figures.
During the ceremony, Tamayouz celebrated the winners of the Dewan Award for Architecture for the years 2020, 20221 and 2022. Dewan Award was established in 2018 and focuses on designs addressing local challenges in Iraq.
Fernando Olba a member of our judging panel from Valencia, presented certificates and awards to the winners of the 2020 Dewan Award and its theme, “Almedina Youth House and Plaza Competition”.
Third place: 2218 Architects team Oğuz Bodur, Sara Kerimi, Nilay Altınay, and Anıl Aydınoğlu from İzmir, Turkey – were awarded a certificate, and Tamayouz Medal, along with a $1,000.
Second place: ONE Creative Environment team Jason Whittall, Dan Martyr, and Fatimah Al-Muqdadi from the UK – were awarded a certificate, and Tamayouz Medal, along with a $3,000.
Kathy Basheva a member of our judging panel, and Dr Sultan Al Shidhani of Petroleum Development Oman, a grand sponsor of the award ceremony, presented the first-place winners: Ola Ahmed Maged and Mostafa Hazem from Egypt were awarded a certificate, and Tamayouz Medal, along with $6000 cash prize.
Claudia Linders from the Netherlands presented certificates and awards to the winners of the Dewan Award for 2021 and its theme, “A Homeless Girls Sanctuary in Iraq”.
Reem Hussein from Jordan received an honourable mention.
Third place: Ayman Mohamed Ismail and Aya Mostafa Amin from Egypt – were awarded a certificate and Tamayouz medal along with $1,000.
First place: Ahmed Ali Abdelsamad, Nada Abdo Amin, and Bassant Hossam Eldin Mohamed from Egypt – were awarded a certificate, and Tamayouz Medal, along with $6,000 cash prize.
Mohamed Al-Assam, the founder and managing partner at Dewan Architects + Engineers, presented certificates and awards to the winners of the Dewan Award for 2022 and its theme, “Rehabilitation Centre for Terrorism Victims in Iraq”.
Rahwa team Noha Hatem Mostafa, Esraa Khaled Abdelraouf, Dina Yasser Bakr, and Dareen Emad El-Din Saeed from Egypt received honourable mention certificates.
Joint runner-up: Unanime Architects competition team Pierre Sfeir, Judy Abi Roustom, Darwin Cavanero, and Eman Hasan Khalil from Bahrain and Ayman Mohamed Ismail and Aya Mostafa Amin from Egypt – were awarded a certificate, and Tamayouz Medal, along with $2,000.
As for the recipient of the First prize: Jawdat Khader and Rajab Elshahubi from Jordan – were awarded a certificate, and Tamayouz Medal, along with a $6,000 cash prize.
“The quality and diversity of the entries this year have been truly remarkable given the tremendous challenges we face. It is inspiring to see so many talented individuals and organizations pushing boundaries of excellence in their fields,” said Kathy Basheva, a member of the Tamayouz judging panel.
“I’m filled with gratitude to the Tamayouz family, who has been the backbone of my career. I would like to dedicate this award to the Iraqi youth because we can be the hope for this land again,” said Fatimah Al-Muqdadi, the second-place winner.
During the ceremony, the theme of the Dewan Award for 2023 was announced by Dr Mohamed Al-Assam, a competition to design a Waterfront Fish Market in Basrah.
We extend our warmest congratulations to all the winners and finalists of Dewan Award.
Tamayouz Award ceremony was a huge success, celebrating the hard work and achievements of architects around the world. Tamayouz Award is dedicated to supporting and honouring these future architects and looks forward to continuing its mission to recognize excellence in architecture and art for years to come.