UNESCO, in close coordination with the Iraqi Ministry of Culture and the Iraqi Sunni Endowment and the support of the United Arab Emirates, is administering an international design competition for selecting a winning design entry for the Reconstruction and Rehabilitation of the Al Nouri complex in Mosul. The international design competition for this project started on 16th November 2020 and wishes to attract submissions from a wide range of architects or teams of architects and engineers from around the world to submit a design proposal for reconstructing and rehabilitating the Al Nouri complex.
1ST Prize – $50,000 & award of contract for detailed design
Team Leader: Salah El Din Samir Hareedy (Associate Professor at Alexandria University, Egypt. CEO. of HEADS)
Partners: Khaled Farid El-Deeb (Professor at Alexandria University, Egypt, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, KSA); Sherif Farag Ebrahim (Assistant Professor at Alexandria University, Egypt. CEO. of ADD Architects); Tarek Ali Mohamed (Co-founder of JOZOOR Architectural Studio);
Team Members: Noha Mansour Ryan (Senior Architect at ADD Architects); Hager Abdel Ghani Gad (Senior Architect at ADD Architects); Mahmoud Saad Gamal (Junior Architect at ADD Architects) and Yousra Mohamed Rashad (Ph.D. researcher, Architect at United Company for Housing and Development).
2ND Prize – $30,000
Team Leaders: Avneesh Tiwari (Founder of atArchitecture) and Gurjit Singh Matharoo (Founderof Matharoo Associates)
Team Members: Neha Rane (Founder of atArchitecture) and Jain Savi Sanjay Vimmi (Junior Architect at Matharoo Associates)
3RD Prize – $20,000
Team Leader: Francisco Javier Maroto Ramos (MBA.MECES. PHD Senior Architect, ETSAM. UPM)
Team Members: Pedro García Martínez (MBA.MECES. PHD Senior Architect, ETSAM. UPM); Antonio Palomino, Bueno; Alberto Palomino Bueno (Senior Architect BIM Manager, ETSAM. UPM, Maribel Sánchez Fernández (Architect. Bim Manager), Rocío Sánchez Córcoles (Architect), Manuel Albaladejo Garre (Architect); Francisco Jesús Aparicio Buendía (Architect); Jonathan Andrés Ríos Armijos (Architect).
4TH Prize – $15,000
Country: Mexico and Belgium.
Team Leader: PRODUCTORA (Wonne Ickx, Carlos Bedoya, Victor Jaime, Abel Perles)
Team Members: Architects: PRODUCTORA + Asli Cicek, Andrea Monroy, Diana Fonseca, Sofia Valdovinos, Ruy Berumen, Ana Reed, Erik Castaneda, Yael Saadia, Diego Velazquez, Pablo Manjarrez, Fidel Fernandez.
5TH Prize – $10,000
Country: UAE and France
Team Leader: Clement Blanchet (Clément Blanchet Architecture (cba)
Team Members: Clotilde Berrou & Marc Kauffmann – BKClub (Associate Team Leaders), Mattia Malavenda – MMA (Associate Team Leader) Hellen Almoustafa Christina Chelarescu – SANE/CBA, Lola Garcia – BKClub, Philippe Gimet – Operel Laure Le Guillou – Phoebus SAS, Fabrice Merizzi – Phoebus SAS, Simon Parilla, Camille Pepin, Romain Ricciotti – LRing, Samir Nicolas Saddi – ARCADE, Shantanu Sang – CBA, Philippe Sarfati – CBA, Isabelle-Camille Tertrais – BKClub, Pierre-Mary Thibault – Aldel, Angelo Trinca – CBA, Yves Ubelmann – Iconem and Patrycja Wyparlo – CBA
First Honorary Mention
Team Leader: Arch. Riccardo Renzi (PhD)
Team Members: Arch. Elena Ceccarelli , Arch. Gabriele Marinari, Arch. Virginia Vivona, Arch. Diego Betti and Dott. Antonio Ciracì
Second Honorary Mention
Team Leader: Leonidas Papalampropoulos (Architect, Assistant Professor Department of Architecture University of Patras)
Team Members: Georgia Syriopoulou (Architect), Lampros Papalampropoulos (Architect), Alexandros Karageorgos (Structural Engineer), Natalia Sotirchou (University of Patras) and Elena Chrissochoedou (University of Patras)
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