The University consoles the departure of a great figure – architect of Baghdad, Mohammed Makkiya

The University consoles the departure of a great figure  – architect of Baghdad, Mohammed Makkiya
The death of the architect of Baghdad, Dr. Mohammed Saleh Makkiya


The University consoles  the departure of the first architect of Baghdad, Dr. Mohammed Saleh Makkiya, a leading architecture and the founder of modern  Baghdadi architecture , who had given Iraq and humanitarian eternal architectural masterpieces, which formed landmarks  for the betterment of intellectual creativity for the Iraqi. The  presidency of the University of Baghdad has consoled  the  late Dr. Mohammed Saleh Makiya, founder of the Department of Architecture and a leading engineering thought in Iraq and the Arab world, one of the founders of the Department of Architecture at the college  of Engineering, University of Baghdad in 1959, then remained head of the department until 1968. Prof. Dr. Alaa’ Abdul Hussein has expressed  his mourning  to all members of the university the death of a superstar in the space of architecture, calling Almighty to bestow the deceased a vast rest and let him live in  eternal paradises and  to inspire the deceased’s family , his colleagues and his lovers  patience , stressing that the university has lost a dignified scholar who has long provided  great services to  Iraq and the world by his architectural  achievements that have spread S in all countries of the world. Prof. Dr. Riadh Khalil , the Administrative Assistant of the university president  in an interview  with Al-Jammiya channel office and the website  has considered  that the university has lost a great star  by the  death of the scholar Makkiya, describing that the scholar  Makkiya has formed a national and international wealth.

The University consoles the departure of a great figure  - architect of Baghdad, Mohammed Makkiya

Mohammed Makiya is one  of the most famous architectural engineers in the world and Iraq, offices have been held for his foundation concerned with  the designs and construction of architecture  in many capitals such as London, Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Doha, Abu Dhabi and Dubai. He has been honored by  many leaders and kings for his leading role in the architecture. The last honor was by the Britain’s Queen , Elizabeth  for his  creative achievements and leadership of the architecture, and the global media  has picked up the death of  Makkiya, his  family has received many telegrams of condolences from senior political and international figures , the President of the Republic of Iraq, Dr. Fouad Ma’soom  has expressed his condolences to the family of the deceased , and also  the Vice President of the Republic, Mr. Nuri Al-Maliki has expressed his condolences for  the departure of the  creative artist where  Iraq has also lost an  international expert  who gained world medals. Dr. Mohammed Makkiya was born in Baghdad in 1332 AH / 1914, and had completed his initial study and then had studied architecture at the University of Liverpool in Britain, where he earned bachelor’s degree in 1941, and had received a diploma in civil design from the same university, the doctorate was awarded by 1946 from King  College at Cambridge University in Britain, and  the  subject of his dissertation ((climate Impact in the development of  architecture in the Mediterranean region)) and returned to Baghdad in the same year and established “Makkiya partners for architectural Consultation  and planning.” Talking  about the personality of the scholar Mohammed Makkiya begins and does not  end with his unique and timeless  achievements of the global movement architecture, not local only , but for  more information of  the personality of  Makkiya can be found on his biography as published by the World Encyclopedia Wikipedia on the Internet.


The University consoles the departure of a great figure  - architect of Baghdad, Mohammed Makkiya

The University consoles the departure of a great figure  - architect of Baghdad, Mohammed Makkiya

The University consoles the departure of a great figure  - architect of Baghdad, Mohammed Makkiya

The University consoles the departure of a great figure  - architect of Baghdad, Mohammed Makkiya

The University consoles the departure of a great figure  - architect of Baghdad, Mohammed Makkiya

The University consoles the departure of a great figure  - architect of Baghdad, Mohammed Makkiya

The University consoles the departure of a great figure  - architect of Baghdad, Mohammed Makkiya

The University consoles the departure of a great figure  - architect of Baghdad, Mohammed Makkiya

The University consoles the departure of a great figure  - architect of Baghdad, Mohammed Makkiya

The University consoles the departure of a great figure  - architect of Baghdad, Mohammed Makkiya

The University consoles the departure of a great figure  - architect of Baghdad, Mohammed Makkiya