Maath Al-Alousi is founder, Principal/Senior Partner for Alousi Associates Technical Studies Bureau , Baghdad, Iraq, and Alousi Associates Technical Studies Ltd., Limassol, Cyprus. He has forty two years experience in the planning, design and project management of residential, commercial, industrial and governmental projects throughout the Middle East.
He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the Middle East Technical University, Turkey and the Architectural Association Diploma (Tropical Studies), United Kingdom.
He is a member of the Iraqi Architects Society and the Iraqi Engineers Union. He has lectured at the Higher Institute of Technology, Baghdad, and the University of Technology, Baghdad, where he was also External Examiner for M.Sc. degree projects in urban design.
He has written numerous research papers and has contributed and edited several publications and periodicals on traditional houses of Baghdad and on Islamic and Iraqi architecture.1
He was the recipient of the 2018 Tamayouz Lifetime Achievement Award.2
Bachelor of Architecture, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Diploma (Tropical Studies), The Architectural Association United Kingdom.
.معاذ الالوسي يستلم جائزة تميّز للانجاز مدى الحياة لسنة 2018
Renowned Iraqi architect, artist, and author Maath Alousi (b. 1938) received the 2018 Tamayouz Lifetime Achievement Award celebrating the pioneers of Iraqi architecture.
Alousi began practicing as an architect in 1961, when he joined the architectural firm Iraq Consult. In 1974, Alousi established a professional architectural and planning partnership based in Beirut with nine regional offices in the Middle East. In 1980 at the invitation of Iraqi architect Rifat Chadirji, then counsel to the Mayor of Baghdad, Alouis returned to Baghdad to coordinate, manage, and supervise his winning competition entry for the design of a major thoroughfare within Baghdad's central business district.
The award is presented to Maath Alousi in recognition of his lasting contribution to architecture in Iraq. He is a celebrated practitioner, whose work has and continues to inspire generations of younger architects.