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
A hardcover, folio-sized 88-page volume published by the government of Baghdad. The book documents the 1982-1983 competition to design a State Mosque in Baghdad (project no. 651/328) and the proposals from the seven firms selected to submit designs to the competition. The mosque was ultimately never built.
The book contains an introduction and Brief to the competition; Design Philosophies and models, plans, and drawings from each of the seven firms; and curriculum vitaes for the firms or architects.
The text is in both English and Arabic. The pages in this pdf file on Archnet appear in the order they do in the text, and are suitable for reading the text in Arabic. If you would like to read it in English, please access the English-language version, which arranges the pages to be read more easily in English.