Hisham Munir, founder and owner of Hisham Munir and Associates, is a prolific Iraqi architect. His firm won first prize in 14 of the 18 design competitions they entered, more than any other firm in Iraq. His projects include buildings for education, health, administrative, governmental, banking, hospitality, tourism, housing, and agriculture, among others.
A respected academic, Hisham Munir received a B. Arch from the University of Texas at Austin and his
M.Arch. from University of Southern California in Los
Angeles. He has published numerous articles in Iraqi and international publications, and was one of the founders of the School of Architecture in the University of Baghdad, where he also taught and served as Dean.
Hisham Munir's Akra Hotel and Directorate General of Police Head Quarters
2015; Video 2020
In this video, Hisham Munir briefly discusses the plan for the Akra Hotel in a popular tourist site and goes into great detail describing the planning and construction of the Directorate General of Police Head Quarters in Baghdad.