Aga Khan Uniersity, Pakistan Receives Planning Award

Aga Khan University (AKU) has been presented with an international award for an innovative land use plan for a university village for its new Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) in Pakistan.

The Merit Award for Excellence in Planning for District or Campus Component was given by the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) to AKU and Goody Clancy, the planning consultants, during a ceremony at its annual conference in Minneapolis, USA on Monday.

The university village will be adjacent to a liberal arts undergraduate and graduate professional schools campus being established by AKU in Education City, a collective of education and health institutions that will be set up by the provincial government 50 kms outside Karachi. As the first university village in Pakistan, it will create 500-plus acres of residential neighbourhoods, retail, service and entertainment facilities to support students, faculty and staff and their families from the university academic campus community.

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