Category Archives: AKTC

Newly Restored Citadel Returns Glory to War-Stricken Afghanistan

While post-Gaddafi Libya is looking to build a beacon of a newly free nation, war-torn Afghanistan has recently restored an architectural relic of its glorious past. After three years of painstaking renovation, the Citadel of Herat, a fifteenth-century fortress overlooking the … Continue reading

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Restored Citadel is Symbol of Hope in Afghanistan

In the 1970s, tourists traveled to western Afghanistan to climb on the ruins of an ancient citadel, a fortress resembling a sandcastle that has stood overlooking the city of Herat for thousands of years. The citadel was crumbling then, but … Continue reading

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Where Words Empower – An Urban Renewal Initiative by The Aga Khan Trust For Culture

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Preserving Heritage, and the Fabric of Life, in Syria

ALEPPO, Syria — At first glance it seems an unremarkable scene: a quiet plaza shaded by date palms in the shadow of this city’s immense medieval Citadel, newly restored to its looming power. Foreign tourists sit side by side with … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Construction of The Al-Azahr Park Cairo, Egypt

“From Garbage dump to a Historic Park” Cairo’s combination of modern urban problems and historic importance attracted the attention of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture and it was decided to give a park to the people of Cairo.

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AKTC: MALI Project Brief 2004-10

Download complete Project Brief of Mali 2004-10 in Pdf. from AKDN Website via AKDN

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Video Conference:The Director of Aga Khan Trust for Culture Mr. Luis Monreal

Video-conference summary by the director of Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC), Luis Monreal, the IV International Congress on Cultural Heritage and Development Cooperation. The Congress, held in Seville from 16 to June 18, 2010, was organized by the Andalusian … Continue reading

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