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Tamayouz Lifetime Achievement Award presented to Dr Mohamed Saleh Makiya

Dr Mohamed Saleh Makiya, the founder of the Baghdad School and the pioneer of regional architecture, has been awarded the Tamayouz Lifetime Achievement Award in architecture. The Tamayouz Lifetime Achievement Award is Iraq’s most prestigious architecture prize and aims to celebrate the pioneers of Iraqi Architecture.

Dr Mohamed Saleh Makiya (1914) was presented with the inaugural Tamayouz Lifetime Achievement award in architecture for the impact of his celebrated and lasting contribution to Iraqi architecture, the establishment of Baghdad School of Architecture and his mentoring of generations of aspiring Iraqi architects.

Dr Makiya was unable to attend the ceremony but he accepted the prize in an address recorded in his London residence; the address was played during the award ceremony.

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