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“Bridging the Gap,” Francis Kere

Diébédo Francis Kéré, Architect from Burkina Faso, studied at the „Technische Universität Berlin”. He focuses on education as the developing concept for his country, in which he has already built an essential infrastructure. While he was studying, he founded the … Continue reading

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Prince Salman Receives Secretary General of Aga Khan Award for Architecture

Riyadh, Rabi Al-Akhir 08, 1432/ March 13, 2011. Prince Salman Ibn Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Province, received here today the Secretary General of Aga Khan Award for Architecture Eng. Farrukh Darkashani, currently on a visit to the Kingdom of Saudi … Continue reading

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Peeking into the future – the 2010 Aga Khan Award for Architecture

By Mohammad al-Asad Every three years, the Aga Khan Award for Architecture announces a set of winning projects that are exemplars of excellence relating to the built environment in the Islamic world. The award recently announced the winning projects for … Continue reading

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Revitalization Center Tunis

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Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2010 – Bridge School

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Aga Khan Award 2010: winners announced

By Ellie Stathaki  There are a few important awards for architectural design around the world – from the Pritzker Prize to the RIBA Stirling Prize and the Venice Biennale Golden Lion – but there is only one prestigious honour addressed … Continue reading

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Arcoweb – Bridge School, China – Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2010

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The Aga Khan Award for Architecture: Rehabilitation of Al-Qaraouiyine Mosque

Among the 19 nominees for the 2010 cycle of Aga Khan Award for Architecture we can see also the Rehabilitation of Al-Qaraouiyine Mosque. The Aga Khan Award for Architecture not only rewards architects, but also identifies municipalities, builders, clients, master … Continue reading

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19 Projects Shortlisted for Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2010

NEW YORK: The shortlist of 19 nominees for the 2010 cycle of Aga Khan Award for Architecture was announced Wednesday by the master jury. The nominees, which range from a textile factory in Turkey to a school built on a … Continue reading

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Award for Aga Khan Programme

Islamabad: Due to its sustainable initiatives to improve living conditions of more than 200 villages in Pakistan, the Aga Khan Planning and Building Service Pakistan’s (AKPBS-P) Water and Sanitation Extension Programme (WASEP) was recently awarded with the National Energy Globe … Continue reading

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Aga Khan Award for Architecture: 19 Shortlisted Projects Information Kit

Download the Shortlisted Project List and their discription in Pdf: Download In English Download In Arabic Download in Français Source: AKDN

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The Aga Khan Award For Architecture 2010: Modern Palmyra House Showcases Local Sustainable Materials

The Palmyra House is a vacation home in the south of Mumbai that resonates not just for its clean modern look but also for its rich selection of local sustainable materials. Situated on the coast of the Indian Ocean, this … Continue reading

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Aga Khan Awards for Architecture 2010: Chandgaon Mosque, Chittagong

This mosque on the suburban periphery of the port of Chittagong in Bangladesh seeks to fulfil the traditional role of a mosque as both a place of spirituality and as a gathering place for the community. The architect began by … Continue reading

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The Green School Showcases Bamboo Construction in Indonesia

The Green School Showcases Bamboo Construction in Indonesia By Bridgette Meinhold Bamboo is an incredibly versatile material, which is why environmentalists and designers John and Cynthia Hardy wanted to showcase it in their gorgeous Green School in Indonesia. The remarkable … Continue reading

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The Aga Khan Award for Architecture : 2010 Shortlist Announced

2010 Shortlist Announced The 19 nominees for the 11th Cycle of Aga Khan Award for Architecture have been announced. The nominees, which include a textile factory in Turkey, a school built on a bridge in China and a wetlands project … Continue reading

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The Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2010

15 May 2010 | Bibliotheca Alexandrina – Administrative Department | Seminar | Open For Public The Award is a cultural event funded jointly by the EU Delegation to Egypt and Dayra Foundation for Culture and Arts, as part of their … Continue reading

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