Department: Architectural Engineering
Type of the workshop: National Workshop
The workshop in brief:
- The valuation of architects’ work is directly proportional to the value of architecture in any community.
- As it is clearly observed in the market, the architects’ work loses its value gradually, and with every crisis this process of devaluation gaining momentum.
- This workshop attempts to understand the root causes of this issue along with providing a glimpse into what could be done to appraise the architects’ work in the market.
Participants: More than 40 participants (Lecturers, research assistants, students of the architecture department TIU and architects from other universities have attended the workshop).
Date and time: April 12, 2021. 10:30-11:15.
Place: Tishk International University Sulaimani/Campus–Conference Hall.
First Session: Valuation of Architect’s Work, why it Matters?
Second Session: Architecture Design Values: The Effect of Designer’s Experience on Avoiding Architectural Mistakes.
Third Session: Be Unique. To Be Valued.
Fourth Session: The Shifting of Aesthetic Paradigm in Architecture.
Presenters names and affiliations:
- Mustafa Mukhlis / TIU-Sulaimani.
- Wirya Sabir / University of Sulaimani.
- Ahmad Qadir / University of Sulaimani.
- Assist. Prof. Dr. Nahith Al-Qemaqchi / Cihan University – Sulaimani.
Outcome of the workshop:
It was concluded in the workshop that the main responsible stakeholders in devaluations of architect’s work are:
- Legislative bodies.
- Practitioner architects and construction firms.
Thus, future workshops should investigate the root problems in each of these sectors separately, to reach viable solutions for this issue.