Award winning Iraqi architect and academicAhmed Al-Mallak is the founding director of Tamayouz Excellence Award. He has taught design and urban planning at Coventry University in the UK since 2011. He received his BSc in architecture and urban planning from the University of Jordan, and his Master’s degree from Coventry University. In 2012 he established Tamayouz Excellence Award; an international awards programme championing the excellence in architecture. Ahmed received Coventry university’s most coveted accolade the Cecil Angel Prize for his work through Tamayouz Excellence Award, and in 2018 he co-founded HERe: Habitat Environment and Reconciliation; an international design program during which international and local participants and experts collaborate to develop responses to the multiple challenges faced by cities.
Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT Recieves 2018 Mohamed Makiya Award
2018, December 8
This video from the Tamayouz Awards Ceremony shows the presentation of the Mohamed Makiya Prize for the Middle Eastern Architectural Personality of 2018 to the Aga Khan Documentation Center @MIT.
In this video Ahmed Al-Mallak, founder of the Tamayouz Awards, introduces the award, Michael Toler (Interim Program Head), accepts the prize on behalf of AKDC@MIT. It was presented to him by Akram Ogaily, S.V.P. and Director, Technical Core Team Global of Hill International, member of the Tamayouz Excellence Award judging panel, and chairman of the Mohamed Makiya Committee in Baghdad. The ceremony was held on December 8, 2018 in Amman, Jordan.