The University of Petra has bagged awards at Tamayouz Excellence Award for Architecture 2020. The winning projects from the University of Petra were the only winning projects from Jordan in the category “Tamayouz Excellence Award for Iraqi Graduation Projects
The first prize-winning project “Behind the Theater” by Layla Al Azzawi was supervised by MA Arch. Yasmine Soudi, and the honourable mention winning project “The Journey of Knowledge” by Toqa Alwan was supervised by Dr Hadeer Merza.
Both supervisors, Dr Hadeer Merza and MA Arch. Yasmine Soudi, were granted an honourable mention of the 2020 Hisham Munir Award. They have been recognized for their supervision and outstanding contribution towards the success of their students in the Tamayouz Excellence Award for Iraqi Graduation Projects 2020.
Furthermore, Dr Merza has been also recognized as “Tamayouz 2017 Iraqi Supervisor of the year” for her role as a supervisor, and for the outstanding contribution towards the success of her student Zainab Ayad in 2017 by “Tamayouz Award for Iraqi Architecture students.”
Tamayouz Excellence Award for Architecture is an international award established in 2012. It runs as an annual competition of about 1000 submissions. The Award grew over the years to include seven categories in 2019, with 100 volunteers and advisers. Every year,
Tamayouz launches a report of all finalists and winners.