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.
This book is published for the 2019 Tamayouz Excellence Award Ceremony at the Le Royal Hotel in Amman, Jordan. It was created by Ahmed Al-Mallak and Rima Alsammarae.
Tamayouz Excellence Award champions and celebrates the best of architecture worldwide. Tamayouz Excellence Award, an independent initiative with no political affiliation, is sponsored by internationally recognised cultural and academic institutions, and is dedicated to supporting aspirational and transformative projects that tackle local and global challenges.