Umme Tahmina Haque, a graduate of the Department of Architecture, University of Asia Pacific (UAP) won First Prize in the Tamayouz International Graduation Projects Award 2020 for her graduation project conducted last semester at UAP.
A highly reputed international jury panel made the winners' selection and ranking in this competition where 1,089 submissions received worldwide, representing 141 universities and 64 countries. As the winner of this competition, Umme has won a two-year fully funded MSc scholarship at the Polytechnic University of Milan along with medal, certificate, and travel scholarship to attend the annual ceremony and the international design workshop.
This year the award committee also announced the Department of Architecture, the University of Asia Pacific from Dhaka, Bangladesh as the Architecture School of the Year 2020.
Assistant Professor Mehrab Iftekher won the Supervisor of the Year for supervising the first place winning project. The project was also co-supervised by S. M Ehsan Ul Haque, UAP.
Each year, this award invites students of architecture, urban design, planning, and landscape design to submit their graduation projects. The award recognized three winners (first, second and Third) and seven honourable mentions, an architecture school of the year, and a supervisor of the year.
Tamayouz International Award is an International Excellence Award for Graduation Projects is open to architecture, urban design and planning and landscape design students around the world to submit their graduation projects. This award aims to recognize and reward excellence in architectural design and education and celebrating the achievements of young architects.