Archinect - News 2014-04-24T21:27:00-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/65627134/assemblage-wins-1bn-iraqi-parliament-building-comeptition-while-organizers-continue-discussions-with-3rd-place-winner-hadid Assemblage wins $1bn Iraqi parliament building comeptition, while organizers continue discussions with 3rd place winner Hadid Archinect 2013-01-16T15:24:00-05:00 >2013-01-21T10:32:56-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/42/42cb704c20d1314ab5438b1143d841d6.jpg" width="514" height="458" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A London architect firm has been declared the winner of an international competition to design a new $1bn Iraqi parliament building in Baghdad. Assemblage architects was one of 130 firms to put forward a design for the &pound;620million scheme. But while Assemblage received its $250,000 prize in August, the designs have only just been released as the Iraqi Government had remained in talks with a rival, which came third place in the competition, Zaha Hadid Architects, The Guardian has reported.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>