.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.